Saturday

August 30, 2014

August 30, 2014

Posted by **Susan** on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 6:33pm.

- Math - Huh!!?? -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 6:34pmTurtles and tickets?????

- Math -
**Susan**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 6:58pmSorry, combined 2 separate questions :(

Francine & Leah caught 68 turtles in the creek on Saturday and 67 turtles on sunday. How many turtles did they catch on the weekend? Estimate using only the fron digits.

- Math -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7:04pm70 + 70 = 140

http://www.basic-mathematics.com/front-end-estimation.html

- Math -
**Susan**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 8:14pmThat is the answer that I got, but my answer is not an option. The answers I have to choose from is 130 turtles, 150 turtles, 120 turtles and 110 turtles.

- Math -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 8:21pmYour answer choices are wrong.

Your instructions are to use front-end estimation. The only possible answer is 130.

Note that the actual answer is 135 which rounds to 140.

Please talk with your teacher about this faulty question.

- Math - correction (typo) -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 8:22pmThe only possible answer is 140.

- Math -
**Susan**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 8:25pmThank you Ms. Sue. I do that.

- Math -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 8:31pmYou're welcome, Susan.

Is it possible you copied the problem wrong?

**Related Questions**

math - A total of tickets were sold for the school play. The number of student ...

math - A total of tickets were sold for the school play. The number of student ...

Math - The drama club raised a total of $1,123.50 selling tickets to its ...

math - the students are selling tickets to the school fair. all tickets cost the...

Algebra/Math - A total of 504 tickets were sold for the school play. They were ...

math - at a college function a total of 180 tickets were sold. the tickets were ...

Math - During the first day of the concert, the number of student tickets sold ...

Math - The play sold 88 tickets. The adult tickets sold for $8 and the kid ...

algebra and trigonometry - At a college function, a total of 180 tickets were ...

Algebra 2 - At a county fair, adults' tickets sold for $5.50, senior citizens' ...