Need math help with the estimate of a quotient

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Ross and Lydia estimate the quotient for 387.5 divided by 73. Ross uses a whole number greater than the dividend. Which equation shows how Lydia uses compatible numbers to get a closer estimate?

A. 400 divided by 80=5

B. 450 divided by 75=6

C 360 divided by 60=6

D 375 divided by 75=5

Nov 12th, 2015

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387.5/73 = 5.3

D. 375 divided by 75=5

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Nov 12th, 2015

thank you for your help . can you explain why that is the answer?

Nov 12th, 2015

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