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**<Rounding Decimal Numbers to the Nearest Ten Thousandth<**

**Rounding Decimal to the Nearest Ten Thousandth place**

**Look at the digit to the immediate right of the ten **

thousandth place.

The digit is 5, so round up. Add 1 to the** 6**** = ****7**

**2.478****7****5**

**Change any digit to right of the number you are **

rounding to zeros.

**2.478****7****0**

2.478**6****5 to nearest ten thousandth is 2.478****7****0**

**What if Number to the right of the thousandth **

digit was 4.

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

the ten thousandth place digit unchanged.

Example:** 2.478****6****4 rounded to nearest ten **

thousandth is 2.478**6****0**

**If less than 5, round down. If 5 or greater, round **

up.

Example:** Round ****2.478****6****5 to nearest ten thousandth.**

The 6 is in the ten thousandth place.