*Grade level: 4 – 5th grades*

*Skills: Rounding & place value (decimals)
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*Related environmental issues: Energy*

*Area level: **National*

The average electricity price in the United States was 12.93 cents for one kilowatt hour in August 2015.

- Round the number to the nearest whole number.
- What is the value of the digit 9?
- What number is in the hundredths place?

Source: US Energy Information Administration

*per kWh price in August 2015

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Answer keys

- 13
- 9 tenths
- 3