Nearest Hundred Thousandth


Welcome to the nearest hundred thousandth: Here we explain the rounding of numbers to the nearest 100000th, along with many examples. Ahead is our rounding calculator.

Round to the Nearest Hundred Thousandth Calculator

Enter your starting number, then press the round button. If you like, you can change the (normal) round mode to round up or round down, as discussed further below in this article.

Where is the Hundred Thousandth’ Place?

The nearest hundred thousandth of a decimal number is the value five places to the right of the decimal point once it has been rounded depending on the value of the millionths’ place which is located six places to the right of the decimal point.

Nearest Hundred Thousandth

Rounded numbers include, for instance:

4.504432 → 4.50443
13.272717 → 13.27272
2.844240 → 2.84424

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How would you round to the hundred thousandth’ place? If the millionth’ digit is between 5 and 9, the number in the hundred thousandth’s place will be increased by 1 and all the remaining digits to the right are dropped. If the millionth’ digit is between 0 and 4, simply truncate all decimal places after the 5th place right of the decimal separator.
  • How do I round up to the nearest hundred thousandth? Increase the number in the hundred thousandth’s place by 1, drop the the digits after the fifth place to the right of the decimal point.
  • How do I round down to the nearest hundred thousandth? Simply drop all the the numbers after the fifth place to the right of the decimal point.
  • What is 21.909207 rounded to the nearest hundred thousandth? As the millionth’ place of 21.909207 is 7, increase the digit in the hundred thousandth’s place, 0, by 1 to 1, and then remove the millionth’ digit (7): 21.90921.
  • What is 19.949024 rounded to the nearest hundred thousandth? Because the millionth’ place of 19.949024 is 4, simply forget about the 6th digit; the rounded number to the to the nearest thousandth is 19.94902.

How to Round to the Nearest Hundred Thousandth?

To round a decimal number to the nearest hundred thousandth, check the value of its millionth. If the value is equal to 5 or greater, increase the value in the hundred thousandth’s place by 1 and then remove all digits to the right after the fifth decimal place. If the value is equal to 4 or less, simply remove all the digits to the right after the fifth decimal place.

For example:

  • 3.476468: The millionth’ value is 8, so we round up: 3.476468 → 3.47647
  • 1.162502: The millionth’ value is 2, so we round down: 1.162502 → 1.1625
  • 44.544790: Just get rid of the trailing zero, the millionth’ value is 0: → 44.54479

In the following table you can locate some numbers rounded to nearest 100000th.

NumberRounded to Nearest 100000th
6.7192016.7192
7.9817337.98173
734365734365
801.764205801.76421
1.1197391.11974
44.38299444.38299
2000.9565832000.95658
36.42411036.42411
47.82758247.82758
8.289928.28992
22.707943122.70794
3.14159265358979323846264338327953.14159
74.22209074.22209
90.35425290.35425
36.54460036.5446
501501
79.778079.778
32.903532.9035
28.81859728.8186
43.10547643.10548
88.35149488.35149
29.4591329.45913
351708351708
60.73949860.7395
256293256293
204510204510
19.35460419.3546
0.10.1
0.0000010
98.22271498.22271
15.10848615.10849
14.31598214.31598
0.3244540.32445
20.90460720.90461
33.14434533.14435
123.673123.673
71.54572471.54572
111.590351111.59035
288.44359812288.4436
10002.60790510002.60791
1101.4387061101.43871
1314.6169481314.61695
169001.148101169001.1481
12500001.44046712500001.44047
232.512218232.51222

If in doubt why a certain number has been rounded up or down, fill in the comment form at the end of this page. We will get back to you with the answer asap.

Round up to the Nearest Hundred Thousandth

If the millionth’s value of a certain number is >= 5, then, according to general rounding rules, you round up to the nearest 100000th. However, the term round up to the nearest 100000th can also mean that all millionth’s in between 1 and 9 are rounded up by adding 1 to the value in the hundred thousandth’s place, and then removing all digits to the right after the fifth place.

Round Down to the Nearest Hundred Thousandth

If the millionth’s value of a certain number is < 5, then, according to general rounding rules, you round down to the nearest 100000th. However, the term round down to the nearest 100000th can also mean that all millionth’s in between 1 and 9 are rounded down by removing all the digits to the right after the fifth decimal place.

Bottom Line

Remember that any rounded number has always the same value as the input number you started with; however its value is less exact.

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