Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.2 Rounding Decimal Numbers - 4.2 Exercises: 34

Answer

$0.10

Work Step by Step

0.09929 When you round to the nearest cent, you are rounding to the nearest hundredths place. To round 0.09929 to the nearest cent, draw a "cut-off" line after the hundredths place: "0.09". Next, look at the first number after the cut-off line: "9". If the number is 5 or above, round up to the nearest cent: "0.10". Note: Rounding to hundredths means two decimal places, so be sure to add a "0" to the hundredths place (0.10, not 0.1).
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