# How do you round 265,427 to the nearest ten thousand?

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When you round to the nearest ten thousand, your answer will be a multiple of ten thousand.

Identify the ten thousand place holder it is the fifth digit from the right.

The number will be

But before you just discard the other digits and replace them with

Look at the digit in the thousands place

In this case we have

The thousands place value is

The digits which follow are all

If the number had been:

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Value of last four digits is 5,427 which is more than 5,000.

Hence the number 265, 427 is rounded up to

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The rule for rounding to the nearest ten thousand is to look at the last four digits. If the last four digits are 5,000 or greater, then we round our ten thousands digit up, and if it is less than 5,000, then we keep our ten thousands digit the same

Given number is

Value of last four digits is 5,427 which is more than 5,000. Hence the number 265, 427 is rounded up to

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