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

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: $=\dfrac{3}{8} \times 160 \\= 60$

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