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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

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

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A)
19 * 44 * 24 = ?

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

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My estimate was too far off. Try:

20 * 20 * 50

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