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Rounding to a Whole Number

1. 1. How to round a decimal number to the nearest whole number For more maths help & free games related to this, visit: www.makemymathsbetter.com
2. 2. First look at the value of the digit in the tenths column 4.7 Has 7 tenths
3. 3. First look at the value of the digit in the tenths column 4.7 Has 7 tenths 5.58 Has 5 tenths
4. 4. First look at the value of the digit in the tenths column 4.7 Has 7 tenths 5.58 Has 5 tenths 3.276 Has 2 tenths
5. 5. First look at the value of the digit in the tenths column 4.7 Has 7 tenths 5.58 Has 5 tenths 3.276 Has 2 tenths 4.3 Has 3 tenths
6. 6. You round down to the nearest whole number if the tenths digit is 0,1,2,3 or 4. 3.2 is rounded down to 3
7. 7. You round down to the nearest whole number if the tenths digit is 0,1,2,3 or 4. 3.2 is rounded down to 3 4.32 is rounded down to 4
8. 8. You round down to the nearest whole number if the tenths digit is 0,1,2,3 or 4. 3.2 is rounded down to 3 4.32 is rounded down to 4 17.158 is rounded down to 17
9. 9. You round down to the nearest whole number if the tenths digit is 0,1,2,3 or 4. 3.2 is rounded down to 3 4.32 is rounded down to 4 17.158 is rounded down to 17 120.06 is rounded down to 120
10. 10. You round down to the nearest whole number if the tenths digit is 0,1,2,3 or 4. 3.2 is rounded down to 3 4.32 is rounded down to 4 17.158 is rounded down to 17 120.06 is rounded down to 120 45.4 is rounded down to 45
11. 11. You round up to the nearest whole number if the tenths digit is 5,6,7,8 or 9. 4.7 is rounded up to 5
12. 12. You round up to the nearest whole number if the tenths digit is 5,6,7,8 or 9. 4.7 is rounded up to 5 5.58 is rounded up to 6
13. 13. You round up to the nearest whole number if the tenths digit is 5,6,7,8 or 9. 4.7 is rounded up to 5 5.58 is rounded up to 6 17.872 is rounded up to 18
14. 14. You round up to the nearest whole number if the tenths digit is 5,6,7,8 or 9. 4.7 is rounded up to 5 5.58 is rounded up to 6 17.872 is rounded up to 18 125.92 is rounded up to 126
15. 15. You round up to the nearest whole number if the tenths digit is 5,6,7,8 or 9. 4.7 is rounded up to 5 5.58 is rounded up to 6 17.872 is rounded up to 18 125.92 is rounded up to 126 46.6 is rounded up to 47
16. 16. Watch out for numbers which have 9 in the units column. e.g. 9.57 If you are rounding up, you will make 10 units. This makes 1 ten, so you have to round to the next ten (in this case to 10).
17. 17. Watch out for numbers which have 9 in the units column. e.g. 9.57 If you are rounding up, you will make 10 units. This makes 1 ten, so you have to round to the next ten (in this case to 10). For the same reason, 29.87 becomes 30
18. 18. Watch out for numbers which have 9 in the units column. e.g. 9.57 If you are rounding up, you will make 10 units. This makes 1 ten, so you have to round to the next ten (in this case to 10). For the same reason, 29.87 becomes 30 19.75 becomes 20
19. 19. Watch out for numbers which have 9 in the units column. e.g. 9.57 If you are rounding up, you will make 10 units. This makes 1 ten, so you have to round to the next ten (in this case to 10). For the same reason, 29.87 becomes 30 19.75 becomes 20 And 459.68 becomes 460
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