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JSS1: MATHEMATICS - 1ST TERM

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  1. Whole Numbers I | Week 1
    3 Topics
    |
    1 Quiz
  2. Whole Numbers II | Week 2
    1 Topic
    |
    1 Quiz
  3. Counting in Base Two | Week 3
    4 Topics
    |
    1 Quiz
  4. Arithmetic Operations | Week 4
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  5. Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) | Week 5
    2 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Highest Common Factor | Week 6
    1 Topic
    |
    1 Quiz
  7. Fraction | Week 7
    7 Topics
    |
    1 Quiz
  8. Basic Operations with Fractions I | Week 8
    3 Topics
    |
    1 Quiz
  9. Basic Operations with Fractions II | Week 9
    1 Topic
    |
    1 Quiz
  10. Directed Numbers | Week 10
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  11. Estimation and Approximation I | Week 11
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  12. Estimation and Approximation II | Week 12
    6 Topics
    |
    1 Quiz



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Example: 

374 . 3547 correct to the nearest:

a) tenth
b) hundredth
c) thousandth.

Solution

The place value of each figure is shown below:

Screenshot 2022 08 21 at 18.28.50

a. To round a decimal number to the nearest tenth (t) or 0.1 is the same as rounding to 1 d.p

  = 374.4 to the nearest 0.1

b. To round a decimal number to the nearest hundredth (h)  or 0.01 is the same as rounding to 2 d.p.

  = 374.35 to the nearest 0.01

c. To round a decimal number to the nearest thousandth (th) or 0.001 is the same as rounding to 3.dp.

  = 374.355 to the nearest 0.001.

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