HOW MUCH DO YOU PAY FOR ELECTRICITY?

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Grade level: 4 – 5th grades

Skills: Rounding & place value (decimals)

Related environmental issues: Energy

Area level: National

The average electricity price in the United States was 12.93 cents for one kilowatt hour in August 2015.

  1. Round the number to the nearest whole number.
  2. What is the value of the digit 9?
  3. What number is in the hundredths place?

Source: US Energy Information Administration

*per kWh price in August 2015

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Answer keys

  1. 13
  2. 9 tenths
  3. 3