Chapter 2, Problem 13CR

### Elementary Technical Mathematics

12th Edition
Dale Ewen
ISBN: 9781337630580

Chapter
Section

### Elementary Technical Mathematics

12th Edition
Dale Ewen
ISBN: 9781337630580
Textbook Problem

# Round 615.28675 to the nearest a. hundred, b. tenth, c. ten, and d. thousandth.

(a)

To determine

To Calculate: The rounded off value of 615.2875 to the nearest hundred.

Explanation

Given Information:

The provided number is 615.2875.

Formula used:

Rounding numbers to a particular place value includes:

1. If the next place digit to the right is less than 5, then that digit and all other following digits must be dropped down. To replace whole-number places dropped, zeros must be used.

2. If the next place digit to the right is 5 or greater, 1 must be added to the digit in the place to which rounding is to be done. All other following digits must be dropped.

To replace whole-number places dropped, zeros must be used

(b)

To determine

To Calculate: The rounded off value of 615.2875 to the nearest tenth.

(c)

To determine

To Calculate: The rounded off value of 615.2875 to the nearest ten.

(d)

To determine

To Calculate: The rounded off value of 615.2875 to the nearest thousandth.

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