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: 4


To round 10.028 to the nearest tenth you look at the number in the hundredths position. Since this number is less than 5, the number in the tenths position will be unchanged. The digits to the right of the tenths place are dropped when stating the rounded number. The ending 0 is not dropped in order to indicate that rounding was to the tenths place. $10.028 \approx 10.0$

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