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Natalie has 138 DVDs and 419 CDs. If you were to estimate the sum of the DVDs and DCs,...

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adagarcia49 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 22, 2013 at 1:06 AM via web

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Natalie has 138 DVDs and 419 CDs. If you were to estimate the sum of the DVDs and DCs, what sentence could you write? Then find your estimated sum.

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flbyrne | (Level 3) Assistant Educator

Posted October 22, 2013 at 1:58 AM (Answer #1)

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Estimating to the nearest hundred the sentence would be:

100+400=500

The estimated sum to the nearest hundred is 500.

Estimating to the nearest ten the sentence would be:

140+420=560

The estimated sum to the nearest ten is 560.

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