How do you round 481,462 to the nearest hundred thousand and to the nearest thousand?
See a solution process below;
First, we need to identify the hundred thousand position.
The hundred thousand position is the position six places to the left of the decimal point:
To round you look to the position to the right of the position you are trying to round to. In this case the
If the digit to the right is less than
If the digit to the right is greater than or equal to
In this problem the digit to the right is
First, we need to identify the thousand position.
The thousand position is the position four places to the left of the decimal point:
Now, follow the same rules as above to do the rounding.