Posted by byron on Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 4:46pm.
This week, the Laketown Cruise Company took its boat on 19 cruises, carrying the boat's full
capacity of 44 guests on each cruise. If each guest paid $24 admission, then about how much
admission was collected by the company this week?
A) Exact calculation B) Estimate

math 156  Damon, Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 4:52pm
44*19 = 836
44*20 = 440*2 = 880 then 88044=836

math 156  Ms. Sue, Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 4:52pm
A)
19 * 44 * 24 = ?
B)
A little more than 20 * 40 * 20 = 16,000

math 156  Ms. Sue, Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 5:02pm
My estimate was too far off. Try:
20 * 20 * 50
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