**> Rounding Decimal to the Nearest Hundredth <**

### 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 thehundredth place.**

6 is greater than 5, so round up. Add 1 to the digit you are rounding

to.

2.4

**662**

**Replace all digits to right of the one you are rounding to**

with zeros. 2.4600

with zeros. 2.4600

**So, 2.4562 rounded to the nearest hundredth is**

2.4600

2.4600

Remember: If less than 5, round down. If 5 or greater,

round up.