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: 17



Work Step by Step

We are asked to round 9.0906 to the nearest hundredth. Step 1. Draw a cut-off line after the hundredths place. We are cutting off the 0 and 6. 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 hundredths place stays the same. Therefore, 9.0906 rounded to the nearest hundredth is 9.09.
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