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Programme Of Study For Key Stage 4 Mathematics

These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to apply and interpret limits of accuracy when rounding or truncating, {including upper and lower bounds}"

Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Rounding DP A self marking exercise requiring students to round numbers to a given number of decimal places.
- Rounding SF A self marking exercise requiring students to round numbers to a given number of significant figures.
- Rounding Snap If the last card put down equals the previous card to the nearest whole number then all players race to shout SNAP!
- Rounding Ten Round the numbers to the nearest whole number or the given power of ten.
- Upper and Lower Bounds Determine the upper and lower bounds when rounding or truncating quantities used in calculations.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*Ayden is marking out the pitch for a ball game in a large field.*" ... more - "
*Minerva's Revenge, the longest rollercoaster in the Funville Theme Park, takes 95 seconds (to the nearest 5 seconds) to complete one circuit of the 2280 metre long track.*" ... more

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