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Your family trip plans to travel to Oxford and Orlando.  It is 31 miles from your home to Oxford, and 936 miles from Oxford to Orlando.  Use front end estimation to calculate the number of miles traveled for your family trip.


A. 1,000 miles


B. 970 miles


C. 960 miles


D. 900 miles

 Oct 13, 2019
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Front end estimation means to add the first 2 digits of two numbers together

     ex.) 3237+938

               =3200+900

               =4100

 

Therefore, if you use front end estimation to calculate 936+31, you will get 930+30=960 (C).

 Oct 16, 2019

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