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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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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hint: for Sandy, the weight of packet A is 4.4 pounds
since the second decimal figure, is greater or equal to 5
the weight of Packet B is 4.4 pounds, since the second decimal figure, is less than 5

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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.
now, please apply that rule to establish the weights of packets C and D
so whats the answer
since 8 is greater than 5, then how becomes 4.48?
answer is....
I can't give you the final answer, because it is against the Code of Conduct
ive done this a lot of times
please can you answer to my last question above?
@triciaal could u help me
i dont understand u
8 is greater than 5, then how becomes 4.48?
idk
it becomes 4.5, right?
yea...
you have to increase by 1 unit the first decimal figure
so, 9 is greater than 5, then how becomes 4.39?
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?
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are you reading the responses to understand the process?
so the answer is packet c
correct
ok thank u
you are welcome

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