Elementary Technical Mathematics

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

Chapter 1 - Section 1.11 - Rounding Numbers - Exercises - Page 67: 28



Work Step by Step

The whole number and the tenths digit are not significant. Thus, rounding to two significant digits means rounding off the number to the nearest thousandths. The thousandths digit $2$ is followed by a $7$ so round it up to $3$ and omit the rest of the decimals to obtain: $0.033$
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