What is 42 rounded to the nearest tens? 42 rounded to the nearest tens is 40

Here we will show you how to round off 42 to the nearest tens with step by step detailed solution

Rounding numbers means replacing that number with an approximate value that has a shorter, simpler, or more explicit representation.

To round off the decimal number 42 to the nearest tens , follow these steps:

- Find the digit at the tens place,

= 4 in the 42 - Find the digit on the exact right of the tens place, Round up if this number is greater than or equal to 5 and round down if it is less than 5

= 2 in the 42 - Since 2 is less than 5, the tens place digit 4 remains unchanged
- Rewrite the number, all digits to the right of the rounding digit becomes zero

Therefore, the number 42 rounded to the nearest tens is 40

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