Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 1:56pm.

2051 kids were surveyed on how they earn money. 47% said parents gave them money, 32% said allowance, 45% said odd jobs, 26% said part-time jobs, and 11% said full-time jobs. Estimate the number of teens who made each of the response and then find the actual number of each and compare.

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 2:02pm
Estimating?

11 percent is ten percent with ten percent of that added..

205+21=226

26 precent is about 1/4, th

510

32 percent is nearly one third..

700

47 percent is half minus half of ten percent of that.

1025-50=975

Now work out the actual numbers, and compare.

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**Damon**, Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 2:11pm
parents = p

allowance = a

odd jobs = j

part time = h

full time jobs = f

all little less than half are p so about 1000, accurately .47*2051 = 964

about 30% are a so about 600

accurately .32*2051 = 656

j little less than for p so maybe 900

accurately .45 * 2051 = 923

h a little more than 1/4 so around 520

accurately .26*2051 = 533

f a bit more than 1/10 so around 210

accurately .11*2051 = 226

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