anonymous
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Jamal has 159 feet of leather cord, and it takes 3 feet of leather cord to make a belt. Exactly how many belts can Jamal make? Which technique is most helpful for solving the problem? A. Use a calculator to divide 3 by 159. B. Use paper and pencil to divide 3 by 159. C. Use estimation to divide 160 by 3. D. Use mental math to divide 159 by 3.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
i think D.
anonymous
  • anonymous
first two are incorrect because you need to divide 159 by 3
anonymous
  • anonymous
And 160 / 3 would be a repeating decimal, so that's kinda counterproductive. I agree with D.

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anonymous
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as for third, I think it is easier to do D, than estimating 160/3
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks!
anonymous
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np :)
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the last one im posting now!

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