Rounding to a certain number of decimal places. If we want to

**round**4.732 to 2 decimal places, it will either**round**to 4.73 or 4.74. 4.732 rounded to 2 decimal places would be 4.73 (because it is the nearest number to 2 decimal places).Similarly, where is the hundredths place?

These terms are used from left to right, starting with the first numeral after the decimal point. For example, the number 0.1234 has a "1" in the tenths

**place**, a "2" in the**hundredths place**, a "3" in the thousandths**place**, and a "4" in the ten thousandths**place**.What digit is in the hundredths place?

The first

**digit**after the decimal point is called the tenths**place**value. There are six tenths in the number O.6495. The second**digit**tells you how many**hundredths**there are in the number. The number O.6495 has four**hundredths**.What is the fifth decimal place called?

The first

**digit**after the**decimal point**is**called**the tenths**place**value. There are six tenths in the number O.6495. The number O.6495 has four hundredths. The third**digit**is the thousandths**place**. The fourth**digit**is the ten-thousandths**place**which is five in this example.