**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

See the example on the place value chart below.

**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