Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.2 Rounding Decimal Numbers - 4.2 Exercises - Page 280: 16



Work Step by Step

We are asked to round 176.004 to the nearest tenth. Step 1. Draw a cut-off line after the tenths place. We are cutting off the 0 and 4. They will be dropped. Step 2. We look at the first number after the cut-off line, which is 0. Step 3. Since this number is less than 5, the digit in the tenths place stays the same. Therefore, 176.004 rounded to the nearest tenth is 176.000.
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