> 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.

rounding to ten thousandth

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