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anonymous
 5 years ago
Estimating Sums of Single Digit Numbers
Which of the following represents the most accurate estimation of 4 + 8? is the answer 5, 10, 20 or 25
anonymous
 5 years ago
Estimating Sums of Single Digit Numbers Which of the following represents the most accurate estimation of 4 + 8? is the answer 5, 10, 20 or 25

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myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this is a weird question. 4+8=12 the closest number to 12 here is 10

nowhereman
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Calculate the exact result and the absolute distance to the estimates. The one with the smallest distance is the best estimate.

nowhereman
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Weirdness depends on the point of view. Also most welldefined things are trivial.

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes and it is my point view only that the question is weird lol

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I would think that 4 rounded is 10 and 8 rounded is 10 so 20 would be correct

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i guess we can view it as a sort of practice before learning epsilon delta proofs

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the closest number to 12 is 10 here

nowhereman
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why would you take estimates before adding?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is the rule for estimating sums?
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