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 it’s exactly 5, it’s just as far from 0 as 10. But if you have 5.something it will be closer to 10, so if you always round up you will be right without having to worry if there are decimals behind the 5 or not.

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