Estimating Sums & Differences of Whole Numbers: Lesson for Kids


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Round and solve the following equation to the nearest thousand:

6,321 + 7,822 =

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Solve the following by rounding to the nearest ten thousand.

62,232 + 12,235 = ?


Round to the nearest thousand and add.

2,356 + 5,994 + 1,200 =

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out what you know about sums and differences of whole numbers. Answer study questions on topics such as how to solve and round an equation to the nearest thousand or ten thousand.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be answering questions on these topics:

  • How to round to the nearest thousand and add numbers
  • How to subtract after rounding to the nearest ten thousand
  • Solving an equation by rounding to the nearest thousand when subtracting

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply what you know to examine information about rounding and estimating numbers in a different way
  • Problem solving - use what you learned to solve practice problems that involve adding, subtracting and rounding large numbers
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about rounding numbers to different places, like to the nearest thousand

Additional Learning

Read or watch the lesson called Estimating Sums & Differences of Whole Numbers: Lesson for Kids to keep studying. The following topics will be explored to help you to learn more:

  • The use of estimating sums and differences when you go shopping
  • Examples of estimating and rounding
  • Example of subtracting numbers