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# Rounding whole numbers word problems

Sal solves word problems by rounding whole numbers to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousand.

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• I don't understand the second question... why did he go to the tens place?
• In order to round to the hundreds place, you have to look at the tens place to decide whether to round up or down.

If the number in the tens place is between 0 and 4, you round down:
- ones place becomes 0
- tens place becomes 0
- hundreds place stays the same

If the number in the tens place is between 5 and 9, you round up:
- ones place becomes 0
- tens place becomes 0
- hundreds place goes up one

Examples:

3856
- tens place is 5, so round up to 3900

9214
- tens place is 1, so round down to 9200

Just remember that whatever place you are rounding to, you need to look at the number one place to the right to decide whether to round up or round down.

Hope this helps!
• can I please get lot of upvotes at least over 20 I will tell a story
• You get more points for watching those videos than actually doing math.It makes no sense.Upvote me if you agree
• can someone just give us all the awnsers plssssssss!
• idk #2
• Who brings 1354 hotdogs to a barbecue?!
• Whopper whopper whopper junior double triple whopper
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• Round whole numbers to different place values
Problem
Which of the following digits could replace the \square□\square in the ten thousands place to make this statement true?
7\square6{,}1057□6,1057, \square, 6, comma, 105 rounds to 800{,}000800,000800, comma, 000 if we round to the nearest hundred thousand.
(Choice A) 333
A
333
(Choice B) 555
B
555
(Choice C) 888
C
888
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