In a number system, the first number before decimal point is ones, second number tens, third number is hundreds,etc. The numbers after decimal point is, first number is tenth, second is hundredths, third is thousandths etc.

Place Value to Nearest Tenth

For instance, the number is 0.26 2 is tenth place and 6 is in hundredths place.

Rounding to the Nearest Tenth Calculator helps in rounding the decimals, positive or negative integers to nearest tenth place.

When we round 0.666 to nearest tens place refers that we require only first numbers after the decimal point. For rounding off 0.666 we look at hundredths place. In this case its 6, so we round up by 1 in tenth place and rest of the decimals numbers are dissolved.
  • If the decimal number in thousandths is below 5 then the number in hundredths place will be reduced to zero.
  • If the decimal number is 5 and above then the number in tenths place will be increased by 1 and remaining decimal numbers will be dissolved.
Below you could see some examples

Solved Examples

Question 1: Write 0.567 nearest to tenth number ?
Solution:
Step 1 : We look at hundredths place.

 0  
 Ones
  5   
Tenths
  6 Hundredths
7Thousandths 

Step 2 : In Hundredths place the digit is 5 or above, Hence its rounded up to higher integer by 1 in tenth place.

Step 3 : We dissolve remaining decimal numbers after tenths place

Answer : 0.6


Question 2: Write 0.95 to the nearest tenth number ?
Solution:
Step 1: We look at hundredths place.

   0    
 Ones
9 Tenths
5 Hundredths

Step 2 : Since in hundredths place the digit is 5, Hence we round up to the higher integer.

Step 3 : We dissolve remaining decimal numbers after tenths place.

Answer : 1.0 or 1


Question 3: Write 6.154 to nearest tenth number ?
Solution:
Step 1 : We look at Hundredths place.

  6    
 Ones
1
 Tenths
5 Hundredths
4 Thousandths

Step 2 : Since in Hundredths place the digit is 5, Hence we round up to the higher integer.

Step 3 : We dissolve remaining decimal numbers after tenths place

Answer : 6.2