A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 one year ago
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.
anonymous
 one year ago
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.

This Question is Closed

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hint: for Sandy, the weight of packet A is 4.4 pounds

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0since the second decimal figure, is greater or equal to 5

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the weight of Packet B is 4.4 pounds, since the second decimal figure, is less than 5

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now, please apply that rule to establish the weights of packets C and D

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0since 8 is greater than 5, then how becomes 4.48?

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I can't give you the final answer, because it is against the Code of Conduct

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ive done this a lot of times

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0please can you answer to my last question above?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@triciaal could u help me

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.08 is greater than 5, then how becomes 4.48?

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it becomes 4.5, right?

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you have to increase by 1 unit the first decimal figure

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so, 9 is greater than 5, then how becomes 4.39?

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1round 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1438619176133:dw

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1438619226972:dw

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1are you reading the responses to understand the process?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the answer is packet c
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.