Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Decimals - Test - Page 326: 22

Answer

$5.35

Work Step by Step

Price : Dollar 2.89 per pound of cheese Quantity : 1.85 pounds Total amount : 289 $\times$ 1.85 2.89 (2 decimal points) $\times$1.85 (2 decimal points) ______ 1445 +23120 +28900 ______ 5.3465 (2+2=4 decimal points) 5.3465 Now to round it to the nearest cent Keep 5.34 and look for the thousandths place, it is 6 which is $\geq$ 5. So add 1 to the hundredths place. 5.34+0.01 = 5.35 (rounded)
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