Posted by michael on Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 7:40pm.
Rounding to the nearest hundredth.Would 0.551 be rounded to 0.600?

rounding decimals  Ms. Sue, Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 7:46pm
You've rounded it to the nearest tenth.
Check this site for information about rounding decimals.
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rounding decimals  DrBob222, Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 7:49pm
You don't seem to understand what is the tenths place, the hundredths place. etc.
On the left side of the decimal,
1 is the units place.
10 the 1 is in the tens place.
100 the 1 is in the hundreds place.
On the right side of the decimal,
0.1, the 1 is the tenths place.
0.01, the 1 is in the hundredths place.
0.001, the 1 is in the thousandths place.
So in the number 0.551, a five is in the tenths place, the next 5 is in the hundredths place, and the 1 is in the thousandths place. Therefore, to round to the hundredth, that means the second 5. So we look at the next number to the right, it is a 1, the 1 is less than 5 so it is dropped, and the answer is 0.55 
rounding decimals  Jesse, Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 6:21pm
what is greater5.7 or 5.69

rounding decimals  Megan, Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 5:07pm
what do u do when u have to round the demials with a nine? Thanks!Bye!

rounding decimals  cam, Friday, September 11, 2015 at 1:18pm
1.25