Round -1.26667 to three decimal places?
When talking about money one cent is two decimal places. $0.01 (one cent) one tenth of a cent is to three decimal places $0.001 (one tenth of a cent) So if you are rounding to the nearest tenth of a cent round to the third decimal place. Round up if the fourth decimal place is 5 or higher and round down if it is 4 or lower.
If you are asked to give an answer to three decimal places and you have an answer such as 0.987654 then you would take the first three numbers after the decimal so in this case it would be 987, however, you would need to round this up since you have a six after it. The general rule is that if the number following your cut off point is greater than 5 you round up one…