Rounding decimal numbers math tutorial - Here students in 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th grades will learn how to round up decimal numbers to the nearest whole number. The principle is simple, if a number after the decimal is greater than or equal to 5, it is rounded to 1 and sent over the decimal point to the right to add to the number at the base. Sometimes students are asked to simply round up a decimal number to three places, two places or any number of places as per need be. This tutorial is an easy step by step lecture by our lead teacher. It facilitates the understanding of how to rround up decimal numbers. Go to the worksheets section to get more practice in this area of research.

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Rounding decimal numbers to the nearest tenth, hundredth and thousandth tutorial helps to make a very important subject easy for children. This is seemingly a simple subject and hence is often neglected. But if it is not made clear, it may create confusion. So, we have created different types of methods to make it clear. For example, we have rounding decimals worksheet for kids and rounding decimals game for 8th grade students. We also have rounding decimals to the nearest hundredth video tutorial as well as rounding decimals to the nearest whole number. This way children can first bring decimals to their closest whole number value, may be to its 10th, 100th or 1000th value or another whole number and then do their addition, subtraction, multiplication and division easily.