How do you round a number to the nearest tenth of a percent?


To round to the nearest tenth of a percent, a person must reduce two or more decimal points to one decimal point. For instance, a percentage of 82.34 is rounded to 82.3 percent, because 82.34 is closer to 82.3 than 82.4.

Rounding to the nearest tenth of a percent is a way to simplify a statistical recording of a percentage. In grading, for instance, teachers may round for simple recordkeeping. If a student achieves an 82.34 percent, a teacher may round to 82.3 percent or even eliminate the tenth and round to 82 percent. A calculator often shows this percent as 0.8234, which represents 82.34 percent.

Q&A Related to "How do you round a number to the nearest tenth..."
This is an increase of. 42.4%
To change this to a percent, move the decimal two
A tenth of a percent is 0.1% So if you want to express a percent you should express it as : Ex. 89.2% Only one decimal place. If you're expressing a decimal, say 0.5, then you express
1/8 of one percent of that number is 0.00554. I don't know what you mean by "rounding to the nearest higher 1/8 of one percent" I would round it to 4.4300 +/- 0.0055.
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