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Topic: CC Alg 1 Rounding Rules
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Erin Riley

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Registered: 8/21/13
CC Alg 1 Rounding Rules
Posted: Aug 21, 2013 12:19 PM
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In planning for the upcoming year, I know that we are supposed to be
emphasizing using units and having students "choose a level of accuracy
appropriate to limitations on measurement when reporting quantities." Can
anyone clarify? If a calculation works out to be a terminating decimal,
leave it? If we have to round, students should go to what place? If they
have quantities to the nearest whole and others to the nearest 100th in
their calculations (like a unit conversion), where would they round to? I'm
used to their examples telling them where to round to and it seemed to be
that was no longer going to be the case!


Erin Newton
ESM High School

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