Round off to Nearest 1000



Round off to nearest 1000 is discussed here.



A large number may be rounded off to the nearest 1000, 10000 and more.

1. While rounding off to the nearest thousand, if the digit in the hundreds place is between 0 – 4 i.e., < 5, then the hundreds place is replaced by ‘0’.

2. If the digit in the hundreds place is = to or > 5, then the hundreds place is replaced by ‘0’ and the thousands place is increased by 1.




For Example:

Round off to nearest 1000.

(i) 424173 → 424000

Since 1 < 5

(ii) 7849841 → 7850000

Since 9 > 1

(iii) Round off 294174 to the nearest.

(a) To tens

(b) To hundreds

(c) To thousand

(d) To ten thousand


Solution:

(a)Tens:

294174 → 294170

(b) Hundreds:

294174 → 294200

(c) Thousand:

294174 → 294000

(d) Ten thousands:294174 → 290000


The same procedures are followed to round off large numbers to any place.





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