goformit100 3 years ago Which of the following is closest to 27.8 × 9.6? A. 280 B. 300 C. 2,800 D. 3,000

1. anonymous

A) 280, because 27.8 x 9.6 = 266.88 and 280 is the closest.

2. goformit100

How to do it mentally ?

3. goformit100

Thank You

4. anonymous

$27.8*9.6 \approx 28\times {9.5\times2 \over 2}=14\times19=2\times 7\times19=2\times 133=\mathbf{266}$