In this concept, you will learn how to round a fraction to the nearest half.
Rounding Fractions to the Nearest Half
A fraction is a part of a whole. Instead of finding the exact value of a fraction, you can use an estimate to get a general idea. An estimate is an approximate value that makes sense or is reasonable given the problem.
Here is a representation of a fraction.
Think of fractions in terms of halves. There are three main values to round to when rounding a fraction to the nearest half.
Here is a fraction.
Earlier, you were given a problem about Joey and his measuring spoon.
Round each fraction to the nearest half.
215 17 89 715 613 1011 78 47 37 119 210 45 23 211 19
To see the Review answers, open this PDF file and look for section 6.1.