Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Homework Book Page 42-43 Questions 7-8

7. Estimate the following answers, then calculate. Show your thinking.

a) Miguel bought a car for $4700. He made a down payment of 19½%. How much was the down payment? Estimate: $1000 Calculation: $916.50

b) About 5.6% of Canadians have type 2 diabetes. If Canada's population is 32 million, about how many Canadians have this condition? Estimate: 1 600 000 Calculation: 1 792 000

c) The 4900-seat hockey arena was 63% full. How many people were at the game? Estimate: 3000 Calculation: 3087

8. The Nile River is about 209% the length of the Yukon River. If the Yukon River is 3168 km, how long is the Nile River (to the nearest km)? 6621 km


  1. Good job Jieram. your post is very clear. I think you should put some colors to your post make it better. Put some pictures, links or video to your post next time. And I think you should show your work to your answer to prove it..Other than that, good.

  2. Nice job, Jieram. Your post was very neat and organized. But you could of answered these questions which you were supposed to do. Also add some color, a video, link and a picture to enhance your post. Other than that, good job!

  3. Good job Jieram. But maybe next time put some colors and add a link.

  4. Good job, Jieram! Next time you might want to add pictures and show how you arrived at your answer.

  5. Great post Jieram. It looks very organized and neat. Next time add a video and a link. Also add some colors and pictures to your post and show your work. Other than that, great job.

  6. Great post Jieram, I like that you have tha answers for the questions, Next time you should add some colors, link , videos and the work for the questions.