The average high school student generates about 2 kg of garbage every day.
a) How much garbage does a high school student generate a month?
b) How much garbage does a high school of 800 students generate in one year?
c) A high school generates 14 000 kg of garbage every week. About how many students are in the high school?
d) Are the answers to the above questions exact answers or estimates?
A assuming 30 days/month 30
days/month x 2 kg / day = ........... kg/month
students * 2kg / student- day x 365 day/yr = ........... kg / yr
C 14 000
kg/ wk * 1 wk/7 day * 1 student / 2 kg /day = ...........students
D 'The average high school student generates about 2 kg of garbage every day.' Estimate