# Rounding to the Thousands Place Worksheets

How to Round Numbers to Thousands - There are a few numbers that are complex and writing them down or using them to work on complicated calculations can get stressful. It might also increase the risks of human error and these might lead to calculation errors. Rounding off is a tool in mathematics that addresses these complications and makes complicated numbers simple that make calculations easy and stress-free. It is the practice of replacing a number with a number that is simple. People can round off these numbers to nearest 10, 100s, and even 1000s. So, how to round numbers to thousands? You need to keep in mind all the rules of rounding off. When rounding off you look at the number beside the last required digit and if the number is greater than five, you round your last digit and if it is less than five you do keep the number as it is. For rounding off to nearest 1000, you need to use 500 as the boundary. If the number is next to the thousandâ€™s place is greater than 500, you round off your digit and if its less than 500, you keep it as it is.

• ### Basic Lesson

Demonstrates how to estimate round to the nearest thousand. Also includes practice problems. When you are rounding you are converting a number into an easier number to work with. When rounding always ask yourself if the number is 5 or more you increase the number to the left by one and drop all numbers to the right to zero.

• ### Intermediate Lesson

Uses a larger more difficult numbers to round than the basic lesson. Round 156 to the nearest hundred. The number you are changing is the 1. The number directly to the right of one is 5. Since this number is 5 or more, the hundreds digit 1 increases to 2 and all numbers to the right are changed to zero. 156 rounded to the nearest hundred is 200.

• ### Independent Practice 1

20 problems ask you to round to the nearest thousand. The answers can be found below.

• ### Independent Practice 2

20 practice problems that review estimating round to the nearest thousand. The answers can be found below.

• ### Homework Worksheet

12 problems to reinforce the lessons and practice pages. An example is provided.

• ### Skill Quiz

10 problems that test rounding to the nearest thousand skills.

• ### Homework and Quiz Answer Key

Answers for the homework and quiz.