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Posted by **Anonymous** on Friday, July 31, 2009 at 9:02pm.

estimate the following products or quotients

17 11/12 divided by 6 1/10

The first step I did was convert to improper fraction then I multiplied after changing the reciprical, and then I multiplied the numerators and then multiplied the denoninators and then changed to mixed fraction in lowest terms the answer I got was

2 343/366

is this correct?

- Pre-Algebra -
**bobpursley**, Friday, July 31, 2009 at 9:05pmI don't know if I would call that an estimate. I would have estimated three.

- Pre-Algebra -
**Ms. Sue**, Friday, July 31, 2009 at 9:05pmI think the key word is

**estimate**.

17 11/12 is almost 18.

6 1/10 is just over 6

18 divided by 6 = 3.

- Pre-Algebra -
**Anonymous**, Friday, July 31, 2009 at 9:07pmok I guess I made it harder than it needed be

- Pre-Algebra -
**Anonymous**, Friday, July 31, 2009 at 9:07pmthank you

- Pre-Algebra -
**DrBob222**, Friday, July 31, 2009 at 9:09pmI didn't go through your arithmetic but when I see the word estimate, I think the questioner wants an approximate answer. For that I would round 17 11/12 to 18 and round 6 1/10 to 6, then 18/6 = approximately 3. Since we rounded UP to get 18 and DOWN for 6, the answer should be a little less than 3, perhaps 2.9 are about that.

- Pre-Algebra -
**Ms. Sue**, Friday, July 31, 2009 at 9:09pmYou're welcome.

- Pre-Algebra -
**Anonymous**, Friday, July 31, 2009 at 9:13pmThank you, I made it harder on myself...I guess... the word estimate should have hit me... on that one ... once again thank you

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