Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Review: 51

Answer

(a) $248.16$ (b) $248.2$ (c) $250$

Work Step by Step

Given: $248.1563$ (a) The hundredths digit $5$ is followed by a $6$. Thus, round up to $6$ and drop the rest of the decimals to its right to obtain: $248.16$ (b) The tenths digit $1$ is followed by a $5$. Thus, round up to $2$ and drop the rest of the decimals to its right to obtain: $248.2$ (c) The tens digit $4$ is followed by an $8$. Thus, round up to $5$ and drop the rest of the digits to its right to obtain: $250$
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