Independent work by students – no prep needed by teacher. Just print a copy of the tutorial and worksheet for each student and watch them learn how to use their calculators well. This step by step Rounding and Decimals Tutorial, with images of the calculator and the relevant keys, guides students to independently become 100% comfortable with their calculator. The aim of the tutorial is DIY for students. Print the tutorial, hand it to students and watch them be able to …
1. Round any decimal to the required number of decimals.
2. Change the rounding of numbers between 0 and 9 decimal places.
3. Complete worksheets, tests, examinations and other assessments correctly when you give instructions about rounding.
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This calculator tutorial and worksheet series addresses the challenge of a classroom full of students who have a variety of different calculators. The series contains eight of the most popular calculators used in US Middle Schools.
TI-30Xa, TI-30XIIS, TI-30XS Multiview, TI 34 Multiview, TI-36X Pro, Casio fx-300ES Plus, Casio fx-300MS Plus, Casio fx-300MS
Round your answer to the nearest whole number, Round your answer to the nearest tenth, Round your answer to the nearest hundredth, Round your answer to the nearest thousandths, Round your answer to one decimal place, Round your answer to two decimal places, Round your answer to three decimal places, Use pi to one decimal place, Use pi to two decimal places, Use pi to three decimal places, the digits of pi. 22/7, 3.141592
When should students use a calculator in mathematics? When fluency with mathematical procedures without the help of a calculator are well established, students should be able to use calculators with more complex mathematical problems, real-life applications and calculations involving very large and small numbers.