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Video Rounding decimals to the nearest tenth

TLF ID M011454

This is a digital resource comprising a video demonstration of rounding a decimal fraction to the nearest tenth. The commentary uses and interchanges between the language of decimal places and decimal place values expressed in terms of tenths and hundredths. Practice questions dealing more broadly with rounding numbers - whole numbers and decimal fractions - are provided. Answers are included and hints are available with explanations given in terms of both the rules for rounding and the position of the number on the number line.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a useful resource in relation to the content description in the year 7 mathematics curriculum that refers to rounding decimal fractions to a specified number of decimal places. It makes valuable links between the mechanical procedure of rounding numbers and the use of the number line to represent numbers.
  • This resource will assist students who are learning or reviewing and practising the procedure of rounding decimals and whole numbers. The interchange of decimal and fraction language and terms in the audio commentary adds to students' learning experience.
Year level

7

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Khan Academy
  • Organization: Khan Academy
  • Address: UNITED STATES
  • URL: http://www.khanacademy.org/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Khan Academy
  • Organization: Khan Academy
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: UNITED STATES
  • URL: http://www.khanacademy.org/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Video
Rights
  • Resource: © Khan Academy, 2012, except where indicated otherwise. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC-BY-NC-SA) 3.0 United States licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/. ‘Moving image’ image: © Education Services Australia Limited 2012. You may use, reproduce and communicate this image for non-commercial educational purposes provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the image.