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Rounding Decimals to the Nearest Hundredth
To round number to nearest hundredth, look at the
decimal to the immediate right of the hundredth
place. If it is 5 or above, round up.
If it is 4 or below, round down and leave the
hundredth place digit unchanged.
Example: Round 2.4562 to nearest hundredth.
The 5 is in the hundredth place.
Look at the digit to the immediate right of the
6 is greater than 5, so round up. Add 1 to the digit you are rounding
Replace all digits to right of the one you are rounding to
with zeros. 2.4600
So, 2.4562 rounded to the nearest hundredth is
Remember: If less than 5, round down. If 5 or greater,