Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
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Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - 1.10 Solving Application Problems - 1.10 Exercises: 7

Answer

Estimate: $100; Exact: $104

Work Step by Step

To estimate, we round each number to the nearest hundred. $296 rounds to $300 and $192 rounds to $200. The difference between the estimates is 300 - 200 = 100. The difference between the exact numbers if 296 - 192 = 104.
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