**The steps for rounding numbers to the nearest whole number or to the nearest decimal place:**

**1)** If the final number is 5 or above, round up to the next tens place.

**2)** If the number is less than 5, round down to the last tens.

2.39 round up to 2.4

**3) **To get the result which is rounded off to the nearest 10th, look at the numbers in the 100th place and follow the above rule

**4) **To get the result which is rounded off to the nearest 100th, look at the numbers in the 1000th place and follow the above rule

**5)** To get the result which is rounded off to the nearest 1000th, look at the numbers in the 10000th place and follow the above rule