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# Worked example: Rounding decimals to nearest tenth

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Round 9.564, or nine and
five hundred sixty-four Thousandths, to the nearest tenth. So lie me write it a bit larger, 9.564 And we need to round to the nearest tenth. So what's the tenth place? The tenths place is right here This represents 5 tenths. This is the ones place, this is the tenths place, this is The hundredths place, and this is the Thousandths place right here So we need to round to the nearest tenth. So if we round up, this will be 9.6 If we round down, this will be 9.5 And just like regular rounding, when we're not Dealing with decimals, you move to one spot, or you look At one place to the right or one place lower, I guess, and You say is that 5 larger If it is, you round if it isn't,you round down 6 is definitely 5 or larger, so we want to round up. So this 9.564 becomes 9.6, or we can call this Nine and sixth tenths. And then we're done!