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Teachers' Lounge Discussion: Rounding numbers to the nearest ten

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From: Lourdes <gardyy2k@coqui.net>
To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2001102116:26:41
Subject: rounding numbers

I tell my students that the numbers are neighbors in a neighborhood
If the neighbor on the right of the number to be rounded es 5 or
greater he is rich and lends his neighbor money in this case adding
one to the number then the neighbor leaves and a zero takes his place.
If the neighbor is 4 0r less he is poor and cannot lend him money so
he stays the same but the poor neighbor leaves to find more money and
a zero takes his place.	

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