# How do you round 4.9675 to the nearest thousandth?

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Apr 3, 2016

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Here is your number sorted into units, tenths, hundredths, thousandths and tens of thousandths.

U . T H Th TTh

0 . 0 0 0 0

4 . 9 6 7 5

So, to round it to the nearest thousandth, we need to concentrate on the number that comes *after* this place - tens of thousandths. This number will determine whether we round it up or down.

If it is **below** five, we round down to

If it is **above or equal to** five, then we round up to

A handy saying for this is *"Five and above go up like a dove."*

So, as our number is

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