Math

Anthony estimated the following problem:
15,296 + 28,281
He rounded to the ten thousands place. His estimate was 40,000. Did he underestimate or overestimate? Explain.

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  1. 15296 =~ 20,000
    28281 =~ 30,000

    On the other hand, the exact sum is 43,577, which rounds to 40,000

    I'd say he underestimated.

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  2. The number has 5 digits
    It is evenly divisible by 100
    The value of one of the digits is 6,00

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