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## Class 6 math (India)

### Course: Class 6 math (India)>Unit 1

Lesson 4: Estimating to nearest ten, hundred, or thousand

# Rounding whole numbers to nearest thousand

Sal rounds 423,275 to the  nearest thousand. Created by Sal Khan and Monterey Institute for Technology and Education.

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• I have a problem at rounding up this number, this is either my teacher teach me this or I just don't know:
``Round 14,699 to the nearest ten thousand``

I have 2 way of doing this
``- Round every single number, start at the one, and then move up to ten thousand.- Round the thousand.``

If with way 1, I'll get 20000 (my teacher taught me this)
If with way 2, I'll get 10000 (like the demonstration)

Which way is correct?
• The answer would be 10000. You always use the digit to the right of the place you want to round to help you determine whether to round up or down. But notice you said "round the thousand", but you are actually rounding the ten thousand, by looking at the thousand.
• when you round to the nearest hundred thousand what do you do?
• When you round to the nearest hundred thousand you round up by a hundred thousand. For example, lets say you have, 587,531, when you round to the nearest hundred thousand it becomes 600,000. Hope this helps.
• if 1 x 2 = 2 What is 2 x 1?
• 1 x 2 is the same as 2 x 1.

So, if..

1 x 2 = 2
2 x 1 = 2

If you are multiplying the exact same numbers, then it doesn't matter in what order you multiply them:

1 x 2 = 2 x 1 = 2

(This is the Commutative Property of Multiplication, which states that ab = ba.)

Hope this helps!
• How do you round fraction
• 8/7you can round that to one because 7/7 is one,and 8/7 is not too much bigger. hope this helps
• I think he switched the greater than and less than sign.<5 >5
• The inequalities are correct. Sal initially made an error, but immediately corrects his error.
• how come it says rounding ten and the vid did not say nothing about rounding ;-;
• yeah 5 is supposed to round up. 5 is closer to the following.