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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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  1. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    hint: for Sandy, the weight of packet A is 4.4 pounds

  2. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    since the second decimal figure, is greater or equal to 5

  3. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    the weight of Packet B is 4.4 pounds, since the second decimal figure, is less than 5

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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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.

  5. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    now, please apply that rule to establish the weights of packets C and D

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so whats the answer

  7. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    since 8 is greater than 5, then how becomes 4.48?

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    answer is....

  9. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    I can't give you the final answer, because it is against the Code of Conduct

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ive done this a lot of times

  11. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    please can you answer to my last question above?

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @triciaal could u help me

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i dont understand u

  14. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    8 is greater than 5, then how becomes 4.48?

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    idk

  16. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    it becomes 4.5, right?

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yea...

  18. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    you have to increase by 1 unit the first decimal figure

  19. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    so, 9 is greater than 5, then how becomes 4.39?

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @heretohelpalways

  21. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    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?

  22. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1438619176133:dw|

  23. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1438619226972:dw|

  24. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @heretohelpalways

  25. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    are you reading the responses to understand the process?

  26. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so the answer is packet c

  27. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    correct

  28. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok thank u

  29. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    you are welcome

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