Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter R - Section R.3 - Decimals and Percents - Exercise Set - Page R-26: 39


Answer: 0.6

Work Step by Step

Round the decimal to the given place value: 0.57, nearest tenth Step 1: Locate the digit to the right of the given place value. Step 2: If this digit is 5 or greater, add 1 to the digit in the given place value and drop all digits to its right. If this digit is less than 5, drop all digits to the right of the given place. 0.1234: 1 is on the tenths place 2 is one the hundredths place 3 is on the thousandths place Because 7 to the right of 5 and greater than five, 0.57 is rounded up to 0.6. Answer: 0.6
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