Truncation is a method of approximating a decimal number by dropping all decimal places past a certain point without rounding.
Truncate 2.718281828 to 4 dp
1. Find the 4th decimal place and ignore everything after this.
2.718281828 truncated to 4 dp is 2.7182
(note: correct to 4 dp, it is 2.7183)
Truncate 345.6 to a whole number
Find the units place and ignore everything after this.
345.6 truncated to a whole number is 345
(note: correct to a whole number it is 346)
Truncate 1299.09 to the hundreds
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