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*Round 487.010 to the nearest whole number*

487**.**010 rounded to the nearest whole number is **487**.

It rounds down because the decimal fraction

part of the number is less than **exactly** 0**.**5.

If it had been more than exactly 0**.**5 it would

have rounded up.

If the decimal fraction part of the number happens

to be exactly 0**.**5, then the rounding would be to

the nearest even number.

Examples with decimal exactly 0**.**5 are

487**.**500000 ... rounds to 488

488**.**500000 ... rounds to 488

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Guest May 11, 2023