Rounding Fractions to the Nearest Tenth Calculator

Utilise this free Rounding Fractions to the Nearest Tenth Calculator to round off a fraction to the nearest 10th value in a fraction of seconds. All you need to do is provide the fraction numerator, denominator in the fields of the online calculator tool and press the calculate button to check the exact fraction along with the detailed solution.



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Rounding Fractions to the Nearest Tenth Calculator: Trying to round off a fraction to the nearest tenth place? If so, you have landed at the correct place. Here we will explain the rules and steps on how to round a fraction to the nearest 10th easily. Check out the solved example questions on rounding fractions in the following sections of this page. You can also use our handy Round Fraction to the Nearest 10th Calculator tool to get quicker results.

What are the Rules for Rounding Fractions to the Nearest 10th?

Here mentioned are the rules to round a fraction to the nearest 10.

  1. When the last digit in the fractional part is less than 5, then remove the last digit of the fractional part.
  2. If the last digit in the fractional part is 5 or more and the first digit is less than 9, then add 1 to the first digit and remove the second digit.
  3. When the last digit in the fractional part is 5 or more and the first digit is equal to 9 then add 1 to the integer part and make fractional part as 0.

Steps to Round off Fractions to the Nearest Tenth

Go through the simple steps on finding round of fraction to the nearest 10 easily.

  • Take any fraction.
  • Divide the numerator of the fraction by the denominator and consider first 2 numbers of fractional part.
  • Check all the rules of rounding fractions and use the suitable one.
  • Make changes to the decimal numbers as per the suitable rule.
  • Multiply both numerator and denominator of the decimal number by 10.
  • Solve it to get the rounded fraction.

Example

Question: What is 85/12 is rounded to the nearest tenth?

Solution:

Given fraction is 85/12

Convert the fraction into decimal

85/12 = 7.08

Here, integer part is 7, fractional part is 0.08

By applying the Rule II of rounding rules, fraction 85/12 rounded to the nearest 10th is 7.1.

Multiply and divide the number by 10

(7.1 x 10)/(10) = 71/10

Therefore, 85/12 rounded to the nearest tenth is 71/10.

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FAQ's on Round off Fractions To the Nearest 10th

1. How do you round a fraction to the nearest tenth?

To round the fraction to the nearest 10th, enter the fraction in the mentioned input field of the calculator. Tap on the calculate button to get the rounded nearest tenth value as the answer.


2. What is 0.84 rounded to the nearest tenth?

Given decimal number is 0.84

As the number at the hundredth place i.e 4 < 5, keep the tenth digit of the number as same and change the hundredth digit as zero.

So, 0.84 is rounded to the nearest tenth as 0.8.


3. Where is the nearest tenth place?

The tenth place is the right of the decimal point in a decimal number. The standard format of a number is 1234.56789. Here digit 5 is located at tenth place.


4. What is meant by rounding to the nearest tenth?

The decimal numbers are rounded by replacing the number with the approximation of the number. Rounding a decimal number to the nearest 10th means, the number has only the tenth value in fractional part and it is the approximation of the original number.