Why do we round five up when it’s exactly in the middle?

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Why do we round five up when it’s exactly in the middle?

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If a value is reported or measured to be 0.500000000000 we would be pretty confident of saying is it pretty much exactly in the middle between 0 and 1.

But if that value is reported or measured to be 0.5, there’s a very high likelihood that we are missing some significant digits after the 5 that would make the value closer to 1 than to 0.

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