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# Round decimals to a specified number of decimal places (ACMNA156)

[/fusion_text][fusion_text]LO: To round decimal numbers to a specified number of decimal placess.
Know:

• how to round numbers for estimation
• the place value of decimal numbers

Understand:

• that rounding numbers to a specified number of decimal places makes life easier money.
• rounding numbers can give us a quick estimation of the reasonableness of answers

Do:

• I can round decimal numbers to a specified number of decimal places

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## Rounding Decimals

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