Skill 3E Rounding to Nearest Tens Place. The skill of rounding is difficult for many students. If your student has trouble with this skill you will definitely want to read our "great trick" for performing accurate rounding. We detail it below the problem if you would like to try it with the worksheet practice. For #1, 12 would round down to 10. For #2, 25 would round up to 30 (since the number to the right of the tens place is "5"  For #3, 95 would round up to 100  and for #4, 74 would round down to 70. See below for more explanation. Round each number to the nearest 10. 

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Rounding numbers is often difficult for many students as they have a very
difficult time remembering when to round up and when the place value number should stay
the same. We have a great trick for this that makes it much easier to learn! There
are many "tricks" for rounding  Here are the steps to the best one we've seen: To
abbreviate: And there you have it  the four steps to successful and flawless rounding. 