Rounding Decimals to the Nearest Tenth
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