Posted by **B.B.** on Friday, June 12, 2009 at 9:57am.

Can someone help me find the technique or techniques used in this problem? 146 divided by 68. I thought that 14 and 7 are easy to divide, so I used 140 divided by 70, which is 2. The quotient is about 2.

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**Mike**, Friday, June 12, 2009 at 10:56am
were do you get 14 and 7 from 146 and 68?

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**Reiny**, Friday, June 12, 2009 at 11:14am
you are using the technique of "approximation"

I usually glance at the numbers, in this case 140 is close to 146 and 70 is close to 68

and 140/70 = 14/7 = 2

(actual answer: 2.147)

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**Mike**, Friday, June 12, 2009 at 11:17am
oh i was not thinking of that when i poasted last sorry if i caused any counfution.

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**jessica**, Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 10:15am
whats 68/952

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