# ROUNDING OFF NUMBERS TO THE NEAREST TEN THOUSANDS

**RULE IN ROUNDING NUMBERS**

We round a number up if the digit we are rounding is followed by 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9.

We round a number down if the digit we are rounding is followed by 4, 3, 2, 1, or 0.

To round numbers to the nearest ten thousands, follow the following steps.**Step 1: Label each digit with the correct place value.Step 2: Identify the digit to be rounded off.Step 3: Identify the digit found at the right side of the digit to be rounded off.Step 4: Change all the digits to the right of the number we are rounding into zero (0).Step 5: Copy the digit/digits at the left side of the digit we are rounding.**

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