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>** Rounding Decimals to the Nearest **

Thousandth <

Thousandth

Example:** Round ****2.47****8****6 to nearest thousandth.**

The 8 is in the thousandth place.

hundredth place.

6 is greater than 5, so round up. Add 1 to the digit

you are rounding to. 2.47

with zeros.

Number to the right of the thousandth digit is 4.

Since 4 is less than 5 we round down and leave the

thousandth place digit unchanged.

Remember: If less than 5, round down. If 5 or greater,

round up.

round up.