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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 -

    44*19 = 836
    44*20 = 440*2 = 880 then 880-44=836

  • math 156 -

    A)
    19 * 44 * 24 = ?

    B)
    A little more than 20 * 40 * 20 = 16,000

  • math 156 -

    My estimate was too far off. Try:

    20 * 20 * 50

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