# Rounding to the Nearest Five Lesson

## Rounding To the Nearest Five Method

Rounding to the nearest 5 means rounding to 0, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, etc.

### How It Works

When rounding a number to the nearest five, look at the number behind the place value number to determine whether to round-up or to round-down. If this number is 3, 4, 8 or 9 round-up. If this number is 1, 2, 6 or 7 round-down.

*eg.,***2**rounded to the nearest 5 is**0***eg.,***12**rounded to the nearest 5 is**10***eg.,***7**rounded to the nearest 5 is**5***eg.,***18**rounded to the nearest 5 is**20**

### Rounding To the Nearest Five Lesson

**Rounding to the nearest 5 Rule**:

- if the one's digit is 1 or 2 round
**down**to the nearest 5.*eg., 11 rounded to the nearest 5 is 10* - if the one's digit is 3 or 4 round
**up**to the nearest 5.*eg., 23 rounded to the nearest 5 is 25* - if the one's digit is 6 or 7 round
**down**to the nearest 5.*eg., 37 rounded to the nearest 5 is 35* - if the one's digit is 8 or 9 round
**up**to the nearest 5.*eg., 19 rounded to the nearest 5 is 20*

round down | 1 | 2 | = 0 |

round up | 3 | 4 | = 5 |

round down | 6 | 7 | = 5 |

round up | 8 | 9 | = 10 |

### Rounding To the Nearest Five Problem

1) 23 rounded to the nearest 5

1) 42 rounded to the nearest 5

1) 66 rounded to the nearest 5

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