# If the number 47,739 is rounded off to the nearest ten thousand, the answer is _____.

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Given:

47, 739

Asked:

round to the nearest 10, 000

Solution:

47, 739

The number in the ten thousands place is 4, what is the number next to the digit 4? The number next to the digit 4 is 7. 7 is greater than 5. So, add 1 to 4 and the rest will be zeroes.

47, 739 -----**4 is in the ten thousands place ----- 7 is greater than 5. 4+1 = 5**

= 50, 000

or

47, 739,

ten thousands near to 47, 739: 40, 000 and 50, 000

Which is closer to 47, 739?

40, 000 or 50, 000

Answer:

50, 000

47, 739

Asked:

round to the nearest 10, 000

Solution:

47, 739

The number in the ten thousands place is 4, what is the number next to the digit 4? The number next to the digit 4 is 7. 7 is greater than 5. So, add 1 to 4 and the rest will be zeroes.

47, 739 -----

= 50, 000

or

47, 739,

ten thousands near to 47, 739: 40, 000 and 50, 000

Which is closer to 47, 739?

40, 000 or 50, 000

Answer:

50, 000

47,739 if its rounded to the nearest ten the answer is 50,000