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**Here’s the general rule for rounding: If the number you are rounding is followed by 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9, round the number up. Example: 38 rounded to the nearest ten is 40. If the number you are rounding is followed by 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4, round the number down..**

## How do you round off decimals?

There are certain rules to follow when rounding a decimal number. Put simply, if the last digit is less than 5, round the previous digit down. However, if it’s 5 or more than you should round the previous digit up. So, if the number you are about to round is followed by 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 round the number up.

### Why do we round 5 up?

WE do this because when you round, generally it is with decimals that are rational or long. When there is 5.000000000000000001, it is better to round up. So, lets say you have the square root of 26 (5.09901951359) It’s close to 6 than to 4.

### How do you round decimals 5th grade?

### How do you round 2 decimal places?

## How do you round 9?

Rounding a “9”

Because there is an 8 in the ones place, you need to round up the nine, but there isn’t any single digit higher than 9! In this case you make the “9” a “0” and round up the “4” to a “5”. Therefore, 498 rounded to the nearest tens place is 500.

### What is the number 2.738 correct to 2 decimal places?

Explanation: Since 2.738 is only one decimal place more then 2 decimal places, the main numbers that we are going to be looking at are 2.738 .

### What is a 1 decimal place?

Tenths (1 decimal place) Hundredths (2 decimals, cents) Thousandths (3 decimals) Ten Thousandths (4) Hundred Thousandths (5)

How do you write 7/12 as a decimal? Answer: 7/12 as a decimal is 0.583

## How do you round step by step?

Step 1: Circle the place value of the digit to be rounded. This is the rounding digit. Step 2: Look to the neighboring digit on the right. Step 3: a) If the neighboring digit is less than five (0 – 4), keep the rounding digit the same.

### When rounding decimals to the nearest 1 You should round 2.65 to?

When rounding decimals to the nearest 1, you should round 2.65 to _____. 3 – When rounding decimals to the nearest 1, you round 0.5 or more up and less than 0.5 down. In this case, 0.65 rounds up, so round it up to 1. Since 2 + 1 = 3, the answer is 3.

### How do I teach my child to round numbers?

The best way to start is by modeling rounding using two-digit numbers and showing children how to round to the nearest ten. Working with your child, ask him or her to think of a number being rounded, and ask what comes before and after that number, and fill in only those two numbers.

### How do you round numbers in 4th grade?

### What is a decimal representation of 2 10?

Answer: 2/10 as a decimal is equal to 0.2.

Which of the following is an example of repeating decimal? A repeating decimal, also called recurring decimal, is a decimal number in which a digit or a set of digits repeats infinitely or without end. For example, the decimal number 6.333333333 is a repeating decimal. 6.333333333 has only 1 digit that repeats infinitely and that digit is 3.

How do you round numbers in third grade?

How do you round off Grade 3?

## How do you round 6?

If the next smallest place value is greater than or equal to five (5, 6, 7, 8, or 9), you increase the value of the digit you’re rounding to by one (+1). Just like before, any remaining digits before the decimal point become zeros, and any that are after the decimal point are dropped. This is called rounding up.

### How do you round numbers for kids?

### What is the round off of 4?

Rules for Rounding Whole Numbers

If the digit is 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4, do not change the rounding digit. All digits that are on the righthand side of the requested rounding digit become 0. If the digit is 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9, the rounding digit rounds up by one number.

### How do you round 9?

## What is the round off of 5?

In rounding off numbers, if the first figure dropped is 5, and all the figures following the five are zero or if there are no figures after the 5, then the last figure kept should be increased by 1 if that last figure is odd. For example, if only two decimals are to be kept, then 6.755000 becomes 6.76.

### Do you round 1.5 up or down?

Rounding Whole NumbersEdit

Following the same logic, one could round to the nearest whole number. For example, 1.5 (pronounced as “one point five” or “one and a half”) would be rounded up to 2, and 2.1 would be rounded down to 2.

### Does 0.5 get rounded up or down?

Half Round Down (including negative numbers)

When we round 0.5 down we get this: 7.6 rounds up to 8. 7.5 rounds down to 7.

What is 48 to the nearest 10? 48 is between 40 and 50 and rounded to the nearest 10 is 50 .

## What does rounding mean in math for kids?

Rounding means making a number simpler but keeping its value close to what it was. The result is less accurate, but easier to use. Example: 73 rounded to the nearest ten is 70, because 73 is closer to 70 than to 80. But 76 goes up to 80.