Posted by **vyz** on Monday, September 19, 2011 at 9:26pm.

hi, what is the least possible number, when rounded will become 1,000,000? would it be 999,999?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 19, 2011 at 9:30pm
No. That's the greatest possible number.

To what place are you rounding?

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**vyz**, Monday, September 19, 2011 at 9:33pm
i thought the greatest possible number was 1,499,999...

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 19, 2011 at 9:39pm
Are you rounding to the nearest million?

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**vyz**, Monday, September 19, 2011 at 9:41pm
yes, rounding to the nearest million.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 19, 2011 at 9:44pm
Ahh!! Thanks for clarifying.

The least possible number that rounds to 1 million is 950,000

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**vyz**, Monday, September 19, 2011 at 9:51pm
ok -- so it wouldn't be 949,999 or something like the greatest possible number but the reverse?

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**vyz**, Monday, September 19, 2011 at 10:02pm
can you explain to me how i get to that answer?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 19, 2011 at 10:02pm
Ooops -- since you're rounding to the nearest million, then the least number is 450,000

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**Abdul**, Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 10:31pm
450,000

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**emely**, Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 6:15pm
the answer is 450,000

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