What state produced the largest amount of coal?

Grade level:  4th – 5th grades

Skills: Rounding

Related environmental issues: Energy

The table on the left shows the amount of coal mined in the 8 largest coal producing states in 2015.


  1. Round the numbers to the nearest thousand in the table.screen-shot-2017-02-08-at-9-11-46-am

Sources: U.S. Energy information Administration


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