Name:    Lesson 1: Estimating Whole Number Sums and Differences

1.

The chart shows the population, in 2001, of males and females (by provinces and territories) in Canada.

 Male Female Newfoundland and Labrador 250 960 261 970 Prince Edward Island 65 750 69 540 Nova Scotia 439 090 468 920 New Brunswick 356 705 372 790 Quebec 3 532 845 3 704 635 Ontario 5 577 055 5 832 990 Manitoba 549 600 569 985 Saskatchewan 481 750 497 185 Alberta 1 486 590 1 488 220 British Columbia 1 919 100 1 988 635 Yukon Territory 14 440 14 230 Northwest Territories 19 115 18 245 Nunavut 13 840 12 910

Round the population of males in the Yukon Territory to the nearest thousand.
 a. 15 000 b. 14 000 c. 14 500 d. 14 400

2.

Use the chart in question 1. Round the population of females in Manitoba to the nearest ten thousand.
 a. 500 000 b. 600 000 c. 570 000 d. 560 000

3.

Use the chart in question 1. Round the population of males in New Brunswick to the nearest hundred thousand.
 a. 350 000 b. 360 000 c. 300 000 d. 400 000

4.

Use the chart in question 1. Round the population of females in Quebec to the nearest million.
 a. 4 000 000 b. 3 000 000 c. 3 700 000 d. 3 800 000

5.

Use the chart in question 1. Estimate the population in British Columbia, to the nearest million.
 a. 3 900 000 b. 4 000 000 c. 4 100 000 d. 3 800 000

6.

Use the chart in question 1. Estimate how many more males there are in Nunavut than females.
 a. 900 b. 100 c. 1100 d. 1000

7.

Use the chart in question 1. Estimate how many more females there are in Newfoundland and Labrador than males.
 a. 1000 b. 20 000 c. 10 000 d. 2000

8.

Use the chart in question 1. Estimate to select correct answer for the total male population of Alberta and British Columbia.
 a. 3 400 690 c. 3 505 690 b. 3 405 690 d. 3 500 690

9.

Use the chart in question 1. Estimate the select the correct answer for the total female population of Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
 a. 1 067 170 b. 1 070 170 c. 1 060 170 d. 1 000 000

10.

Use the chart in question 1. Estimate to select the correct answer for the total population of the Northwest Territories.
 a. 38 360 b. 40 000 c. 36 360 d. 37 360