Answer
each of the questions below. For each problem, estimate and then find
the actual answer.

Sue went to the store to
buy ten lemons. Lemons cost 2 for $0.95. About how much did
she pay? Then find the actual amount.

Matt went to the grocery
store to buy more lettuce for the salad. One bag of lettuce
cost $2.79. He gave the cashier $5.00 to pay for the
lettuce. Use estimation to help Matt know how much change he
should receive. Then find the actual amount.

John won a $1,000 gift
certificate to a music store. He bought all the items on the
list. Estimate to the nearest hundred, how much money John
has left. Then
find the actual amount.

What
John bought

2
guitars

$275

1
stereo system

$285

Amber went to the pet shop with $25 to spend.
She spent $4.95 on a fish, $9.95 on a fish tank, and $5.15
on fish food. About how much does she have left? Then find
the actual amount.

Nicole uses a pay phone to
make a long distance call. It cost $0.09 a minute. She talks
for 30 minutes. Estimate how much the call will cost. Then
solve to find the actual amount.

Remember:
Is
your answer reasonable? Make estimates to compare to actual
results.