# AN N2/L2.5

Order, approximate and compare decimals when solving practical problems (a) Understand place value for whole numbers and up to three decimal places (b) Understand that decimals can be rounded to different degrees of accuracy, depending on the purpose

## Guinness world records

21 interesting (and challenging!) questions for practice with converting between metric and imperial measurements. Question pages can be divided amongst the class and then answers can be shared. Extension ideas could include measuring learners’ feet/ height and comparing them to the records.

Editor’s note
Also provides practice with rounding decimals to a sensible number of decimal places.
The answer sheet, which includes detailed working out, is only available to site contributors. Please see details within the resource.

Level
Level 2
Maths
MSS1/L2.6
MSS1/L2.5
N2/L2.6
AN N2/L2.5
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
Context
Art Film Media Music Radio TV

## Rounding decimals

Learners round the same number to a several different degrees of precision. This reinforces that the important thing about rounding is what one is rounding to..

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Maths
AN N2/L2.5
AN N2/L1.7
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system

## Rounding

Rounding presentation makes clever use of number lines and animation to demonstrate rounding whole numbers (nearest 10, 100, 1000) and decimals (nearest whole number, 1 and 2 d.p.) and using significant figures. Please ensure that you also download the accompanying PDF document (see below) with useful teaching notes and ideas for adapting the PPT for your own learners.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
AN N2/L1.7
AN N2/L2.5
N1/E2.6
N1/E3.7
N1/L1.8