Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - 1.10 Solving Application Problems - 1.10 Exercises - Page 95: 14


Gale will need approximately \$4000 to complete the five remaining quarters. Gale will need exactly \$3925 to complete the five remaining quarters.

Work Step by Step

To estimate the remaining amount of tuition and fees, use front end rounding to round the amount per quarter, then multiply by 5, the remaining number of quarters. 785 rounds to 800 $800 \times 5 = 4000$ To find the exact amount Gale will need to pay, multiply the exact amount of tuition and fees by the 5 quarters remaining. $785 \times 5 = 3925$
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