# Rounding Numbers to Significant Figures

## Curriculum support•15 mins•FREE

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Key takeaways
Understanding the concept of significant figures.
Understanding how to round numbers to a certain number of significant figures.
Understanding how to estimate the answer to any calculation using the concept of rounding to significant figure.
Host: Mr. Salian has 21 years of experience in teaching Maths, with 5 years in the online teaching space. As well as teaching KS3 and KS4 Maths he has taught students for some of the toughest competitive exams around the world, including GRE, GMAT, SAT, Maths Olympiad and UKMT. His unique style of teaching includes relating the concepts to real world in order to understand difficult concepts in a practical and easy manner. With Mr Salian's classes you can follow his philosophy 'to overcome the fear of maths is the first step towards mastering the subject.' So come join us and fall in love with Maths!

Do you know what it means when a problem says to round a number to a significant figure? In this class, students will be introduced to the concept of significant figures and how to round numbers to a significant figure. Students will also learn how to use estimating the answer to any calculation by using the concept of rounding to significant figures. This class is aimed at students in Years 10 and 11 to help with their maths knowledge and comprehension.

Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for Years 10-11 or S4-S5.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
• This class will take place online via a Zoom webinar.
• For live classes, please arrive promptly. Students' cameras and microphones are disabled by default.
• For on demand classes, students will be watching a recording of a previous live class.
• Once you have signed up, you will be taken to your dashboard where you can view details of the class, and re-watch it in the future.
• Students will be sent confirmation of the class to their email address if provided.