# Math

How can you use rounding when estimating

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 550
1. It's easier to use a rounded number to do estimations.

For instance, if gas is \$3.99 a gallon, most of us automatically round that to 4.00 to figure out how much we'll need to spend to fill up the tank.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
👩‍🏫
Ms. Sue

## Similar Questions

1. ### physics

A 16.0 m uniform ladder weighing 480 N rests against a frictionless wall. The ladder makes a 61.0° angle with the horizontal. (a) Find the horizontal and vertical forces the ground exerts on the base of the ladder when an 840 N

2. ### math

Which fraction can be replaced with 1/2 when estimating with fractions A. 10/12 B. 7/16 C. 2/9 D. 1/8

3. ### math

estimating with fractions and mixed numbers

4. ### Math Explanation

How can estimating be helpful before finding an actual product.

1. ### pre algebra

when rounding 4m to the nearest meter

Find a two mixed numbers such that when you estimate their sum by rounding to the nearest whole number you get a different estimate than when you round to the nearest half. Not sure about rounding to the nearest half???

3. ### Math Explanation

Explain why estimating before you divide 624/6 =helps you place the first digit in the quotient.

1. ### pre-algebra

the square root of 40 estimating it to the nearest integer

2. ### Math

Which of the following shows estimating 287 + 491 by using compatible numbers?