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 281: 36



Work Step by Step

When you round to the nearest dollar, you are rounding to the nearest whole number, or the ones place. To round 9999.80 to the nearest dollar, draw a "cut-off" line after the ones place: "9999". Next, look at the first number after the cut-off line: "8". If the number is 5 or above, round up to the nearest dollar: "10,000". Note: You are rounding to the nearest whole number, so do not show any decimal places.
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