Review of Introductory Mathematics DECIMALSExample:Round off the following number to two decimal places.3.473Solution:Step 1: 3 is the number to the right of the 2^{nd} decimal place.Step 2: 3 is less than 5, so drop the digit.Step 3: 3.47 is the number rounded to two decimal places.Example:Round off the following number to two decimal places.6.238Solution:Step 1: 8 is the number to the right of the 2^{nd} decimal place.Step 2: 8 is greater than 5, so drop the 8 and add one to the number in thesecond decimal place (3 + 1 = 4).Step 3: 6.24 is the number rounded to two decimal places.Example:Round off the following number to two decimal places.6.2385Solution:Step 1: 8 is the number to the right of the 2^{nd} decimal place.Step 2: 8 is greater than 5, so drop the 8 and add one to number in thesecond decimal place (3 + 1 = 4).Step 3: 6.24 is the number rounded to two decimal places.Rev. 0 Page 45 MA-01

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