Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Measurement - 9.3 Measuring Weight and Temperature - Exercise Set 9.3: 62

Answer

The best estimate for a person's weight is: a. 60 kg.

Work Step by Step

60 g and 60 dag are both less than 1 kg, so these choices are clearly too light for the weight of a human. A weight of 60 kg is the weight of six 10-kg sacks of potatoes which seems like a reasonable estimate for the weight of a person. The best estimate for a person's weight is: a. 60 kg.
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