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posted by Kyle .
how do I solve and state if it is an overestimate or an underestimate?
1.2% of 490
Do I .012 x 490
or
Do I round 1.2% to 1

I'd round to get the estimate.
0.01 * 500 = 5
Then, multiply 0.012 * 490 = 5.88
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