Rounding numbers to the nearest 10 means finding which 10 they are nearest to. For example, 68 rounded to the nearest 10 is 70. There are three more examples below.

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## Rule for rounding to the nearest 10

Look at the number in the one's place and...

Work through the examples below that show rounding to the nearest 10.

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## How to round to the nearest 10

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Let’s round a number to the nearest 10. | 89 | 43 | 546 | 6521 |

Underline the one's place. | 89 | 43 | 546 | 6521 |

If it is less than 5, round down. | 40 | 6520 | ||

If it is 5 or more, round up. | 90 | 550 | ||

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