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

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

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

up.

Example: Round 2.47865 to nearest ten thousandth.

The 6 is in the 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

2.47875

Change any digit to right of the number you are

rounding to zeros.

2.47870

2.47865 to nearest ten thousandth is 2.47870

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: 2.47864 rounded to nearest ten

thousandth is 2.47860