A bag of mayonnaise has 14 grams. It has 11 grams of fat- what percent of fat does it have to the nearest tenth?
Nearest tenth is the first decimal place.
as a fraction the fat content is
Let the unknown value be
Multiply both sides by 100
The column for tenths is the one with 7 in it. The next column to the right has 8 in it. As 8 satisfies the criterion of 5 or greater we round the 7 up by 1 giving: