anonymous
  • anonymous
The weights of four packets of sugar are shown below: Packet A: 4.35 pounds Packet B: 4.42 pounds Packet C: 4.48 pounds Packet D: 4.39 pounds Sandy has a scale that measures to the nearest tenth of a pound. If Sandy weighs each packet on her scale, the heaviest reading will be _____ pounds.
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schrodinger
  • schrodinger
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Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
hint: for Sandy, the weight of packet A is 4.4 pounds
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
since the second decimal figure, is greater or equal to 5
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
the weight of Packet B is 4.4 pounds, since the second decimal figure, is less than 5

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anonymous
  • anonymous
A tenth is 0.0 and you round up based on the hunderedths place 0.00 and you round up at 5. Whichever value has the highest value in in the tenths place is going to be your answer you determine this by rounding the hunderdths place up or down.
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
now, please apply that rule to establish the weights of packets C and D
anonymous
  • anonymous
so whats the answer
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
since 8 is greater than 5, then how becomes 4.48?
anonymous
  • anonymous
answer is....
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
I can't give you the final answer, because it is against the Code of Conduct
anonymous
  • anonymous
ive done this a lot of times
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
please can you answer to my last question above?
anonymous
  • anonymous
@triciaal could u help me
anonymous
  • anonymous
i dont understand u
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
8 is greater than 5, then how becomes 4.48?
anonymous
  • anonymous
idk
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
it becomes 4.5, right?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yea...
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
you have to increase by 1 unit the first decimal figure
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
so, 9 is greater than 5, then how becomes 4.39?
anonymous
  • anonymous
@heretohelpalways
triciaal
  • triciaal
round to the first decimal place. if the 2nd is 5 or more add 1 to the 1st place. if the 2nd place is less than 5 then drop it. now which is the largest/highest?
triciaal
  • triciaal
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triciaal
  • triciaal
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anonymous
  • anonymous
@heretohelpalways
triciaal
  • triciaal
are you reading the responses to understand the process?
anonymous
  • anonymous
so the answer is packet c
triciaal
  • triciaal
correct
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok thank u
triciaal
  • triciaal
you are welcome

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