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

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    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

  • math -

    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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