# What is place value in Grade 3?

## What is place value in Grade 3?

Place value is the value of each digit in a number. For example, the 5 in 350 represents 5 tens, or 50; however, the 5 in 5,006 represents 5 thousands, or 5,000. It is important that children understand that whilst a digit can be the same, its value depends on where it is in the number.

### How do you round off numbers example?

Here’s the general rule for rounding:

1. If the number you are rounding is followed by 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9, round the number up. Example: 38 rounded to the nearest ten is 40.
2. If the number you are rounding is followed by 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4, round the number down. Example: 33 rounded to the nearest ten is 30.

#### How do I start teaching rounding?

The best way to start is by modeling rounding using two-digit numbers and showing children how to round to the nearest ten. Working with your child, ask him or her to think of a number being rounded, and ask what comes before and after that number, and fill in only those two numbers.

Why do kids struggle with rounding?

Students who struggle to round numbers most often don’t have a misconception about how to round, they lack an internal number line and the number sense that allows them to be able to round. In other words, it’s not a rounding issue, it’s a number sense issue.

How can I help my students with rounding?

## What is a rounding number?

Rounding numbers means adjusting the digits (up or down) to make rough calculations easier. The result will be an estimated answer rather than a precise one.

### What is the difference between value and place value?

What is the Difference Between Place Value and Face Value? Place value is defined as the position that a digit occupies in a number, whereas, face value is the actual value of a digit in a number. For example, in 4538, the place value of 5 is 500 and the face value of 5 is 5 itself.

#### What are the rules of rounding off?

Rule 1: Determine what your rounding digit is and look at the digit to the right of it (highlighted digit). If the highlighted digit is 1, 2, 3, 4 simply drop all digits to the right of rounding digit. Example: 3.423 may be rounded off to 3.42 when rounded off to the nearest hundredths place.

How do you explain rounding?

Rounding means making a number simpler but keeping its value close to what it was. The result is less accurate, but easier to use. Example: 73 rounded to the nearest ten is 70, because 73 is closer to 70 than to 80. But 76 goes up to 80.