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In this video we learn how to round decimal numbers. Rounding is the process of simplifying several digits into one digit. For example, you might say that 794 is approximately 800, and in that case you're rounding to the nearest hundred, since 794 is closer to 800 than it is to 700. We can found to decimal places on the left side of the decimal, like the units place, tens place, hundreds place, etc., and we can round to decimal places on the right side of the decimal, like the tenths place, hundredths place, thousandths place, etc.

If the digit immediately to the right of the digit you want to round is greater than or equal to 5, you'll round up. Otherwise, if it's less than 5, you'll round down.

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