# math

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598,587 round to the nearest ten thousand.is this the right answer 599,000

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No. Please don't keep posting the same question.

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No!

Look at 10 thousand spot, it's a '9'. Now look the the number to the right of it, it's a '8'

Remember, any number 5 and above you round up.

Since 9 round up is 10, it becomes 600,000

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Let's count by ten thousands from 500,000.

510,000
520,000
530,000
540,000
550,000
560,000
570,000
580,000
590,000
600,000

Which of those numbers is closest to 598,587 ?

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Thank you, Larry! :-)

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