## Question

**What is the largest decimal in hundredths rounded to 0.5?**

3. One centimeter is equivalent to about 0.3937 inch. Round off the given equivalent to the nearest hundredths.

4. Mrs. Edlagan has a total deposit of Php 50 766.25. The annual interest at 3% simple interest is Php 1 522.9875. Round the interest off to the

nearest hundredths and thousandths.

## Answer (Expert Verified)

The given **numbers **can be **rounded off **by using the **rules **of rounding off to the **nearest hundredths **and rounding off to the **nearest thousandths**.

**Rules **for rounding off to the **nearest hundredths **are:

Rule 1 – In rounding off to the nearest hundred, the **digit **at **tens place **is in between 0 to 4 then **replace **that digit by **0**.

Rule 2 – In rounding off to the nearest hundred, the **digit **at **units place **is **replaced tens **place digit by **0 **if the digit is greater than or equal to 5 and **hundreds** place **digit **is **increased **by **1**.

**Rules **for rounding off to **nearest thousandths**:

Rule 1 – In rounding off to nearest thousandths, if the digit at hundreds place is in between 0 to 4 then it is replaced by 0.

Rule 2 – In rounding off to the nearest thousandths, if the digit at hundreds place is greater than or equal to 5 then increase it by 1.

2). The largest decimal in **hundredths **rounded to **0.5 **is **0.49**.

3). One centimeter is equivalent to about **0.3937 **inches. So, the given equivalent rounding to the **nearest hundredths **is **0.39**.

4). The number **50766.25 **rounded to the **nearest hundreds **is **50766.20 **and the number **1522.9875 **rounded to the **nearest thousandths **is **1522.9878**.