Posted by **Math Geek** on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 4:27pm.

What does round off 3,258 to the nearest ten,hundred ,and thousand mean.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 4:37pm
First you need to understand place values.

8 is in the ones place

5 is in the tens place

2 is in the hundreds place

3 is in the thousands place

To round to the nearest ten, look at the number to the right. If it's 5 or more, you round up.

So 3,258 rounded to the nearest 10 is 3,260

Check these sites for more information.

http://www.math-aids.com/Place_Value/

http://www.aaamath.com/grade4.html#topic49

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