“Numbers Around Wilson”

# “Numbers Around Wilson”

## “Numbers Around Wilson”

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1. Rounding Word Problems “Numbers Around Wilson”

2. Barton College was founded in 1902. Rounded this year to the nearest hundred. • 1900 • 1910

3. The population of Wilson County in 2009 was 48,721. Estimate the population to the nearest thousands. • 48,000 • 49,000

4. The average household income in 2008 was \$35,770. Approximately how much income did an average household bring in? • \$35,000 • \$40,000

5. Arts Council • Since 1967, the Arts Council of Wilson has led the community in the arts. As one of the oldest non-profit organizations in the area, The Arts Council is housed in the heart of downtown Wilson in the former BB&T building.

6. The Playhouse of Wilson presentsClue the Musical • The internationally popular game is now a fun filled musical which brings the world's best know suspects to life and invites the audience to help solve the mystery: who killed Mr. Boddy • September 10 - 12 and 17 - 19

7. In the musical Clue there are 216 possible solutions to who killed Mr. Boddy. About how many solutions are possible? • 200 • 220

8. The Wilson Botanical Gardens has over 235 plant species. Estimate the number of species to the nearest tens. • 200 • 240

9. Buckhorn Reservoir • The Reservoir offers a variety of sporting events for your family including skiing, boating, fishing, personal water craft, picnicking, camping, boat permits, and rest rooms. Access is available from Sunrise to Sunset.

10. The reservoir consists of 1,210 miles of land and water. About how much land and water can be found to the nearest hundred. • 1,000 • 1,200

11. The NC Baseball Museum has over 3328 square feet that showcases baseball memorabilia. Rounded to the nearest tens, how many square feet is the museum? • 3,300 • 3,330

12. The Wilson County Public Library has an income of \$1,358,182. About how much is the library’s income to the nearest ten thousands? • \$1,360,000 • \$1,359,000

13. In 2009 the cost of building a home was \$173,700. About how much did a new home cost to the nearest ten thousands? • \$170,000 • \$174,000

14. http://www.kidsknowit.com/educational-songs/index.php?topic=Mathhttp://www.kidsknowit.com/educational-songs/index.php?topic=Math • Song – “Slip to the Slide