Rounding Decimals 3

Directions: Using the digits 0 to 9 at most one time each, place a digit in each box to create two different decimals that are equivalent when rounded to the nearest tenth and have the least possible value.

Hint

How can you have values that are equivalent when rounded to the nearest tenth yet have different whole number values?

Answer

There are many possible answers which all round to 2.0 including 1.978 and 2.043.

Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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6 comments

  1. It wont let me put my answer in.

  2. Shouldn’t the directions say “round to the nearest whole number” if the example you gave rounds both to 2?

  3. 1.968 and 2.075 (5th grade class in NJ)

  4. Just kidding…. that should say 1.968 and 2.035

  5. Sarah Smith and John Smith

    we really liked the challenge

  6. 1.986 and 2.034 both round to 2.0

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