Posted by **queeneka** on Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 8:42pm.

237,874 round to the nearest thousand.is this the right answer 237,900

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 8:46pm
Nope.

What number is in the thousands place?

Please consult this site before you post again.

http://www.coolmath.com/decimals/01-decimals-place-value.html

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**Larry**, Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 8:47pm
No!!! You've rounded to the nearest hundred, not the nearest thousand.

Look at the thousand spot, it's a '7'. Now look at the number to the right of it, it's a '8'

Remember, any number 5 and above you round up.

So the correct would be 238,000

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