Posted by **elizabeth** on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 9:51pm.

Estimate the quotient.

1.175/18

2. 231/37

My answer is 1. 200/20=10

2. 200/40=5

Did I find the correct estimates for these problems?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 9:57pm
Yes. Good job!

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**elizabeth**, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 10:13pm
Thanks. For 255/81, my answer is 400/80=5. Do I have correct answer?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 10:22pm
Why did you use 400?

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**elizabeth**, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 10:27pm
I should have said 240/80=3 because 400 is not close to 255.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 10:51pm
Yes. That's much better. :-)

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