# 172 rounded to the nearest hundred

Here you will see step by step solution to **round of the 172 to the nearest hundred**. What is 172 rounded to the nearest hundred? 172 rounded to the nearest hundred is **200**, check the explanation that how to rounding the 172 to nearest hundred.

## Answer: Rounded 172 to nearest hundred is

= 200

### How to round 172 to the nearest hundred?

To round of the number 172 simply find the digit at hundred place, then look to the right digit next to the hundred place, if this number is greater than or equal to 5 (5, 6, 7, 8, 9) round up or if number is less then 5 (0, 1, 2, 3, 4) round down hundred(1) number. All numbers after the rounded digit becomes zero then rewrite the numbers.

#### Solution for decimal number 172 to the nearest hundred

Given number is => 172

- Number at hundred place is = 1 172 = 1
- Now we need to find the digit at the right side of hundred place = 7
- 7 is greater than or equal to 5, now we have to increase the hundred place digit by 1. => 1 + 1 = 2
- Now after rounding digit 2, all numbers at the right side becomes zero, then rewrite the numbers. Final Conclusion: 200

Hence, the 172 to the nearest hundred is 200.