Having a problem with estimating Products and Quotients.

The problem is 52,624 divided by 621.

First thought was to divide 50,000 by 600. But that comes out to be 83.33 which is not a whole number.

Any other suggestions? Thank you.

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- Oct 24th 2009, 12:08 PMronaldjQuotients
Having a problem with estimating Products and Quotients.

The problem is 52,624 divided by 621.

First thought was to divide 50,000 by 600. But that comes out to be 83.33 which is not a whole number.

Any other suggestions? Thank you.

- Oct 24th 2009, 12:37 PMpickslides
$\displaystyle 83.33 \approx 80$ or $\displaystyle 83.33 \approx 83$

now you have a whole number. - Oct 24th 2009, 02:00 PMKobby