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What does the Nearest Pound Mean?The nearest pound place of an amount of money is the value of that amount once it has been rounded to the nearest whole number (integer) depending on the value of the tenths place (first digit to the right of the decimal point).
Frequently Asked Questions
What does round to the nearest pound mean?
It means determining the whole number amount in pounds which is closest to the amount you start with.
How do you round to the nearest pound?
If the first digit after the decimal separator of the amount is less than five, remove the decimal point and all digits. Else, increase the value of the pounds ones place value by 1, then remove the decimal point and the decimals to the right of it.
What does it mean to enter whole pound amount?
It means to round the amount to a whole number pounds value before inserting it.
Does 50 pence round up or down?
50 pence is 0.5 pounds, thus the amount is rounded up because the first digit after the decimal point of 0.50 pounds is more than 4.
What does it mean to round to the nearest whole pound?
It means the same as rounded to the nearest pound: If the value of the tenths place of the amount is more than 4, round up to the nearest integer. Else round down.
How to Round to the Nearest Nearest Pound?To round an amount to the nearest pound, check the value of its tenths. If the value is equal to 5 or greater, increase the value in the pound’s ones place by 1 and then remove all digits and the decimal point. If the value is equal to 4 or less, simply remove all the digits to the right of the decimal separator as well as the “.”.For example:
- £13.28: The tenths’ value is 2, so we round down: £13.28 → £13 (£13.00)
- £9.56: The tenths’ value is 5, so we round up: £9.56: → £10 (£10.00)
- £30: Nothing to be done, the tenths’ value of £30.00 is 0; → £20
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