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Rounding Numbers to the Nearest Thousand
rounding to thousand
When rounding to the nearest thousand, If the
number to the right is 5 or more, increase the place
value number by one and make the remaining
numbers zero.
(5 or more round up)

If the number to the right is 4 or less, keep the place
value number the same and make the remaining
numbers to the right zeros.
( 4 or less round down)
Example: Round 6,264 to the nearest thousand.
Look to the right of the
thousands place.

The hundred place number
(6) is 5 or more, so round
up to
6000
rounding numbers to the nearest thousand
Example-2: Round 44,353 to the nearest thousand.
Look to the right of the
thousands place.

The hundred place number
(3) is  less than 5, so round
down to
44,000