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Name: Decimals: Rounding Decimals
ID: m34959
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module is from Fundamentals of Mathematics by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr. This module discusses how to round decimals. By the end of the module students should be able to round a decimal number to a specified position.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: addition, Burzynski, decimals, division, Ellis, Fundamentals, Mathematics, multiplication, nonterminating divisions, subtraction
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Wade Ellis (, Denny Burzynski (
Copyright Holders: Wade Ellis (, Denny Burzynski (
Maintainers: Wade Ellis (, Denny Burzynski (, UniqU, LLC (, Math Editors (, Connexions (
Editors: Math Editors (

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jul 9, 2010 9:36 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Aug 18, 2010 8:21 pm -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.2 Aug 18, 2010 8:21 pm -0500 by Collins Williamson
value added features added, metadata, accessibility, QA checks, links, and image sizing adjusted.

Version: 1.1 Aug 2, 2010 8:47 pm -0500 by Collins Williamson
initial publication

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