How would you round 9,446 to the nearest thousand?

Aug 31, 2016

$9000$

Explanation:

The "thousands" are:
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 1 , 000$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 2 , 000$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 3 , 000$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 4 , 000$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 5 , 000$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 6 , 000$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 7 , 000$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 8 , 000$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 9 , 000$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XX}} 10 , 000$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XX}} 11 , 000$
...and so on.

The closest of these numbers to $9 , 446$ is
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 9 , 000$