# Round a Number

How to round a number to the tenth, hundredth, thousandth: 4 examples and their solutions.

## ExampleRound to the Nearest Hundredth

Find the number in the hundredth.

It's 1.

2: ones

0.7: tenth

0.01: hundredth

0.008: thousandth

0.0002: ten-thousandth

0.00008: hundred-thousandth

See the number on the right side of the 1.

It's 8.

This 8 [is greater than or equal to 5].

Then [add 1] to the hundredth number 1:

1 + 1 = 2.

So write 2.72.

Drop the numbers

on the right side of the hundredth:

828... .

So 2.72 is the answer.

## ExampleRound to the Nearest Hundredth

Find the number in the hundredth.

It's 4.

See the number on the right side of the 4.

It's 1.

This 1 [is not greater than or equal to 5].

Then [leave] the hundredth number 4.

So write 3.14.

Drop the numbers

on the right side of the hundredth:

1592... .

So 3.14 is the answer.

## ExampleRound to the Nearest Tenth

Find the number in the tenth.

It's 1.

See the number on the right side of the 1.

It's 4.

This 4 [is not greater than or equal to 5].

Then [leave] the tenth number 1.

So write 3.1.

Drop the numbers

on the right side of the tenth:

41592... .

So 3.1 is the answer.

## ExampleRound to the Nearest Thousandth

Find the number in the thousandth.

It's 1.

See the number on the right side of the 1.

It's 5.

This 5 [is greater than or equal to 5].

Then [add 1] to the thousandth number 1:

1 + 1 = 2.

So write 3.142.

Drop the numbers

on the right side of the thousandth:

592... .

So 3.142 is the answer.