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Gutierez887
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Which is closest to 0.5? 0.4, 0.505, 0.449, 0.48 or 0.53?

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rishimisra15

Let us calculate the nearness of all the numbers provided Number        Nearnes 0.400                100 0.505                   5 0.449                  51 0.530                30 Thus 0.505 is the closest number to 0.5 in decimal terms

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[latex]1)|0.5-0.4|=0.1\\ 2)|0.5-0.505|=0.005\\ 3)|0.5-0.48|=0.02\\ 4)|0.5-0.53|=0.03[/latex] As you see the seconds difference is the smallest therefore 0.505 is closest to .0.5

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