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 Rounding and Decimals Worksheet (with complete Key) gives students practice to become fluent using their calculator. The worksheet concisely reviews the steps contained in the Exponents and Roots Tutorial. The worksheet should be used in conjunction with the Rounding and Decimals Tutorial. The aim of both the Tutorial and the Worksheet is to assist students to independently become 100% comfortable with their calculator. The aim of the worksheet is DIY for students.
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The worksheet can be used as teacher assessment, peer assessment or self assessment at the end of a fractions and decimals unit of work.
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, Assessment, Teacher Assessment, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment, Peer Assessment, Self Assessment
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.