Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Decimals - Summary Exercises - Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Decimal Numbers: 27

Answer

82.84

Work Step by Step

$(0.99)(83.672)$ = 82.83528 The product contains 5 decimal places since the factors contain 2+3 decimal places. To round to the nearest hundredth, inspect the digit in the thousandths position. Since it is 5 or greater, increase the digit in the hundredths position from 3 to 4. Drop all digits to the right of the hundredth position. $82.83528 \approx 82.84$
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