Which situation describes a time when it would be all right to round the numbers
A.
Keisha needs 2.75 meters of ribbon for one sewing project and 3.5 meters for another She thinks of rounding each amount to the nearest meter so she has enough ribbon She would buy 3 meters and 4 meters of ribbon.
B.
Tom needs 2.25 gallons of black paint and 1.75 gallons of red paint. He thinks of rounding each amount to the nearest gallon. He would buy 2 gallons of black paint and 2 gallons of red paint.
C.
Carol wants to buy a music album that costs $13.45 and another album that costs $12.95.

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c

- anonymous

there is a D. hang on

- Astrophysics

C seems incomplete?

- anonymous

Victor babysat 15.45 hours one week and 15.2 another week. The children's parents think of rounding the times to the nearest hour. They would pay Victor for 15 hours each week.

- anonymous

thats D

- Astrophysics

I don't understand c, is that all they gave you?

- anonymous

no A B C D but D didnt come on

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D.Victor babysat 15.45 hours one week and 15.2 another week. The children's parents think of rounding the times to the nearest hour. They would pay Victor for 15 hours each week.

- Astrophysics

I mean, can you write c again...

- anonymous

sure

- anonymous

Carol wants to buy a music album that costs $13.45 and another album that costs $12.95. The cashier thinks of rounding each amount to the nearest dollar. She would charge Carol $13 for each album.

- Astrophysics

Oh ok, you did not give the full post last time

- anonymous

oops sorry

- Astrophysics

Ok, so lets go over them one by one

- Astrophysics

What do you think of A

- anonymous

umm hang on

- Astrophysics

Take your time, think about it rationally :)

- anonymous

D i think

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@Astrophysics

- Astrophysics

Would you want to be paid less for overtime?

- anonymous

no

- Astrophysics

So would D be a good answer?

- anonymous

what one do you tink

- Astrophysics

Well lets think about it, for A seems pretty reasonable to me, you'd want to buy extra just in case don't you think?
B is a bit odd, because if you want 2.25 gallons of black paint why would you only get 2 gallons then?

- Astrophysics

C you're losing money

- anonymous

okay so A

- Astrophysics

Well, that's what I think it would be, does it make sense to you though?

- anonymous

yes it makes sense to me

- Astrophysics

Ok then :)

- anonymous

thanks

- Astrophysics

Yw

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