Rounding whole numbers

Rounding whole numbers is the process by which we make numbers look a little nicer.

Numbers that look nice in our mind are numbers that usually end with a zero such as 10, 30, 200.

Therefore, when rounding numbers, it usually means that you are going to try to put zero(s) at the end

Numbers can be rounded to the nearest ten, hundred, thousand, ten-thousand, etc...

Rounded numbers are only approximates; they never give exact answers

Rounding whole numbers to the nearest ten

When rounding to the nearest ten,
Rounding to the nearest million

If the last 6 digits is bigger than 500000, round up. Otherwise, round down

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