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The general rule for rounding of decimals and numers is as follows;

If the number is 1 to 4 inclusive then it rounds down to 0
if the number is 5 to 9 inclusive then it rounds up to 10 then carry the 1 along 1 place to the left

Take a look at the following link for more details and some examples

http://www.dtc.dla.mil/qa/RR.htm.

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There are switches at the top just under the screen called the "Rounding Switch" and the "Decimal Point Selector Switch".

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