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My question is:

 

Where can I change the settings so that, for instance, 2/3 = 0.66666666666666666666666666666667 can be shown as 0.67

 

Thanks

 

Wasko

wasko.wutschkov  Jan 3, 2018
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Admin CPhill might know how to do it but... i don't think you can. Check with the admins. CPhill is who i go to for my problems.

penquino21  Jan 3, 2018
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I don't think our calculator has this capability, but you can do it here :

 

https://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=round+2%2F3++to+the+nearest+hundredth

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Jan 3, 2018
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You could do it by entering:  round(2/3*100)/100

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Alan  Jan 3, 2018
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Thanks, alan  !!!!

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Jan 3, 2018
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This builds off of Alan's original yet clever method of using the round feature. It is possible to generalize it for any number given and any desired number of decimal places.

 

\(\text{round(number}*10^{\text{# of decimal places}})/10^{\text{# of decimal places}}\)

TheXSquaredFactor  Jan 3, 2018
edited by TheXSquaredFactor  Jan 3, 2018

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