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# Approximate the following irrational numbers to the nearest whole number.

Hint:

**Hint:**

For rounding off a number to the nearest whole number, we have to look at the first digit after the decimal point. If this digit is less than 5 i.e. 1, 2, 3 or 4 then we don’t have to do anything, but if the digit is 5 or greater i.e 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 we must round up. For example, the nearest whole number to the number 2.8 is 3 while in the case of 2.45, it will be 2.

## The correct answer is: -99

### Let’s say x =

is an irrational number and its approximate value is 8.77496….

x = - 8.77496….

As the digit after the decimal point is 7 which is greater than 5. So, the nearest whole number will be - 9.

Final Answer:

Hence, the nearest whole number of is -9.

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