Basic College Mathematics

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We round whole numbers on a daily basis. Whether a number is rounded up or rounded down, rounding helps us to gain a quick appreciation for a potentially more complicated number account. In practice, this type of rounding is called estimating or an estimate.

State three situations in which u believe it is useful to receive an estimate(think about the times in your life when u have gotten or given an estimated number). For each situation, do u find the estimated number is rounded up or down? Why?


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