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Find the product of 9.683 x 6.1=?
Try this word problem. You'll use your estimating skills as well as your multiplying skills.
Jackie just bought a new car. Use the information in the picture to find out how far she will get on the highway before she runs out of gas and has to call a tow truck.
Estimate to
the tens place
24.5 rounds to 20, 15.2 rounds to 20
20 x 20 = 400 miles
Now multiply
the original numbers to find the exact answer.
24.5 X 15.2 = 372.40
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