# WONDER #1942: Why Do We Round Numbers?

Question **1** of **3**

## Rounding numbers makes them what?

- bigger
- smaller
- simpler
- more accurate

Question **2** of **3**

## Which of the following is NOT a real-world use of rounding?

- estimating
- making mental calculations
- calculating taxes
- increasing accuracy

Question **3** of **3**

## Rounding 579 to the nearest hundredth would yield which of the following numbers?

- 600
- 550
- 500
- 475

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