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estimate the total weight of two boxes that weigh 9.4lb and 62.6 lb using rounding and compatible numbers. Which estimate is closer to the actual total weight? why?

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  1. 9 + 63 = 72 using rounding which happens to be exact and I also call 9 and 63 compatible numbers since adding 9 to anything is super easy.

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  2. 10 + 62 = 72 lbs.

    9 + 63 = 72 lbs.

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  3. 9+63=72 or 10+62

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  4. Estimate the total weight of two boxes that weight 9004 lb in 62000 or 6 lb using rounding and compatible numbers which estimate is closer to the actual total weight why

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  5. Ur

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  6. It's 72 jackie

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  7. 72

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