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The plural of thousand is thousands. e.g. There are thousands of locusts in that field. When used to denote a particular number, it remains as just 'thousand', e.g. …Six thousand two hundred and eight. (MORE)

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Technically, when writing out a number with words, "and" should only be used to signify a decimal place, for example, "twenty-one and seventy-five hundredths" for 21.75. Thi…s means that for a number without a decimal point, no "and" should be used, and the correct number-word is "two thousand nine." That said, "two thousand and nine" is commonly used in casual spoken language. (MORE)

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Nearest thousand, round down because 438 is less than 500. Answer - 6,172,000 Nearest ten thousand, round down because 2,438 is less than 5,000. Answer - 6,170,000

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Hundreds of thousands of people! Answer hundreds and thousands of people Answer As you can see, both alternatives are used, and probably they are equally correct. I would …tend to use "of". You may have heard people say "tens of thousands", and this is correct usage as well. The idea is that "tens" and "hundreds" are ways to give a rough idea of scale. I could say "There are thousands of people in New York City." "Thousands" is not entirely wrong; there are in fact many, many thousands of people there (a thousand thousands for each million). But thousands isn't the best estimate of magnitude. If I say "thousands", I mean a few thousand, maybe even a few more than 10. But if I say "tens of thousands", I mean, perhaps, 30, 40, 50, 60 thousand. Thousands, around the order of magnitude "10". Hundreds and thousands, to my ear, does not convey the same general magnitude of size. Of course, there is nothing even remotely accurate about these estimates, but they help us grasp what the speaker is attempting to convey. Hundreds and thousands means multiples of hundreds (100s) and/or thousands (1000s). But hundreds of thousands (100000s) means multiples of a much bigger number indeed. So both are correct expressions but they convey the idea of quite different sizes of number. (MORE)

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Abbreviations for "thousand" are the letters K (probably from kilo-) and M from Roman Numerals. In slang "thousand" is often termed "grand", "thou", "g's", and "clicks…". So: Her salary is more than 60k per year. The year was MCMLIV (1954). The thieves made off with more than 50 grand. I paid 40 thou for that tractor. He netted 60 g's on the sale of his bonds. The car I traded had 140 clicks (140,000 kilometers). (MORE)

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Rounded to the nearest thousand, this is equal to 68000. Rounded to the nearest ten thousand, this is equal to 70000.

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rounding off 6172438 to the nearest: thousand= 6172000 ten thousand= 6170000

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Since multiplication is commutative, a thousand millions is the same as a million thousands. They're both one billion.

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Yes, the word 'thousand' is a noun, a word for a quantity between nine-hundred ninety-nine and one-thousand and one; a unit in a series following unit number nine-hundred …ninety-nine (the year 1000, for example); a word for a thing. The word 'thousand' also functions as an adjective. (MORE)

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Since both are in units of thousands, disregard that- they are equal. You now have 100 and 680. Which one is larger?