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Rounding Decimals Numbers to the Nearest Tenth
To round number to nearest tenth, Look at the decimal to the
immediate right of the tenth place. If it is 5 or above, round up. If it is
4 or below, round down.
Example: Round 2.68 to nearest tenth.
The 6 is in the tenth place.
Look at the digit to the immediate right of the tenth place.
8 is greater than 5, so round up. Add 1 to the digit you are rounding
2.68 + 1 = 278
Replace all digits to right of the one you are rounding to with
2.68 rounded to the nearest tenth is 2.70