Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.5 Multiplying Fractions - 2.5 Exercises: 56

Answer

Around 60 supermarkets in New Hampshire are in shopping centers.

Work Step by Step

There are 163 supermarkets in New Hampshire. The denominator of $\dfrac{3}{8}$ is $8$. The closes multiple of $8$ that has two non-zero digits is $160$. Thus, the estimated number of supermarkets in New Hampshire that are in shopping centers is: $=\dfrac{3}{8} \times 160 \\= 60$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.