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mariposa1415
 3 years ago
Estimate the sum of 9.327 + 5.72 + 4.132 to one decimal place.
mariposa1415
 3 years ago
Estimate the sum of 9.327 + 5.72 + 4.132 to one decimal place.

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ucreategames
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the estimate problem is 9.3+5.8+4.1\ and the estimated answer is 19.2

CliffSedge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Wouldn't the 5.72 round to 5.7, @ucreategames ?

CliffSedge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Rounding it up actually gives a more accurate answer, but doing so without explaining why might confuse @mariposa1415 .

ucreategames
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so the estimated answer is 19.1

CliffSedge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I think that would more correctly answer the question the way it was asked, though there are other ways to estimate. For example, rounding one number up and rounding the other number down cancels some of the rounding error. If you round all the numbers down then the estimate will necessarily underrepresent the actual sum. *shrug*

mariposa1415
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The sum of 9.327 +5.72+ 4.132 is 19.179 and the estimate answer is 19.1.

ucreategames
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ur right but if you need to show work CliffSedge knows alot about that I'm guessing

ucreategames
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1btw choose a best response and close the question
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