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anonymous
 one year ago
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.
anonymous
 one year ago
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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first two are incorrect because you need to divide 159 by 3

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And 160 / 3 would be a repeating decimal, so that's kinda counterproductive. I agree with D.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0as for third, I think it is easier to do D, than estimating 160/3

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the last one im posting now!
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