# Rounding Decimals

Rounding decimals are frequently used in our daily life mainly for calculating the cost of the items. In mathematics rounding off decimal is a technique used to estimate or to find the approximate values and to limit the amount of decimal place.

We round off the numbers or approximate the value of decimal to a specified decimal place to make it easy to understand, instead of having a long string of decimal places.

In, rounding decimals we will learn how to round a decimal in different conditions.

Rounding off to the nearest whole number means, rounding off a decimal to the nearest whole number.

Rounding off to the nearest tenths means, rounding off a decimal number correct to 1 decimal place.

Rounding off to the nearest hundredths means, rounding off a decimal number correct to 2 decimal places.

Rounding off to the nearest thousandths means, rounding off a decimal number correct to 3 decimal places.

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