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A decimalisation question


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I'm currently working on a wee project and was wondering if anyone can tell me the exact conversion system used in the decimal changeover. I've googled but had no joy.


All I really need to know is how the rounding was done, what was rounded up, what was rounded down.


My guess was that anything lower than 0.25np would be rounded down and anything 0.25np or over would be rounded up to 0.5np.

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I think in a lot of cases it was less a case of rounding down or up to the nearest and more a case of putting a higher price on all together. I've heard many of the older generation complain about how prices went up with decimalisation (much in the same way that they did in Ireland when they switched to the euro!)

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