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Wordless Wednesday: My First Rounding Down!

| February 13, 2013 | 3 Comments

round up

My grocery total was rounded down yesterday.  I can’t help but wonder how much these two pennies will cost the government and businesses alike – someone had to program all of those computers, after all.  And while I appreciate that it’s likely still less expensive than making new coins, the economics of the “round down” doesn’t make sense to me.  But hey, if a store wants to take $.02 off my grocery bill, that’s fine by me!

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  1. Angela says:

    Will you feel the same way when they round it up? Because if your total end in 3,4,8,9 that’s what if going to happen, rounding up.

  2. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    doesn’t rounding up only happen at 6,7,8,9 and rounding down 1,2,3,4 that was my impression. I’ve had to argue several times when the cashier has wanted to charge me too much.

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