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## “Numbers Around Wilson”

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**Rounding Word Problems**“Numbers Around Wilson”**Barton College was founded in 1902. Rounded this year to**the nearest hundred. • 1900 • 1910**The population of Wilson County in 2009 was 48,721.**Estimate the population to the nearest thousands. • 48,000 • 49,000**The average household income in 2008 was $35,770.**Approximately how much income did an average household bring in? • $35,000 • $40,000**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.**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**In the musical Clue there are 216 possible solutions to who**killed Mr. Boddy. About how many solutions are possible? • 200 • 220**The Wilson Botanical Gardens has over 235 plant species.**Estimate the number of species to the nearest tens. • 200 • 240**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.**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**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**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**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**http://www.kidsknowit.com/educational-songs/index.php?topic=Math**http://www.kidsknowit.com/educational-songs/index.php?topic=Math • Song – “Slip to the Slide