What is 98,464 rounded to the nearest ten thousand?

##100,000##

Look at the ten thousand’s part of 98,464.

So the cut off point is##” “9 color(magenta)(|)8464 ## ##” “color(white)(.)color(red)(uarr)## ##” “color(red)(“Cut off point”)##

The digit to the right of the cut off point is greater than 5 so we round up the ##color(red)(9)## by 1 turning it into ##color(blue)(10)##. The digits to the right of the cut off point are all changed to 0 giving:

##” ten thousands”## ##” ” darr## ##color(white)(10.)color(red)(9)8,464 larr” original number”## ##color(white)(..)color(blue)(10)0,000 larr” rounded number”##

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