Rounding: the art of conveying an amount INACCURATELY

You should learn the art of using and understanding ROUNDing.   Sometimes, it is not important to be ACCURATE when you use numbers.   However, if you are not going to be accurate, you need to be inaccurate in the RIGHT way.   The RIGHT way is called ROUNDing.

When using rounding, you need to:

  • Know when someone else is ROUNDing.
  • Know when it is alright to ROUND.
  • Know how to ROUND.

The following are examples of rounding:

  • About 8:00 o'clock.
  • About 10 feet tall.
  • About 30 miles away.
  • About $35.
  • About 30 people came.
  • About 30,000 feet.