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59.376*7.094/31492*6.429 is approximately equal to which of the follow

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Solution


Given:
    • A fraction

To find:
    • The approximate value of the fraction

Approach and Working:
    \(\frac{59.376 * 7.094}{31.492 * 6.429} = \frac{60 * 7}{30 * 7} = \frac{60}{30} = 2\)

Hence the correct answer is Option C.

Answer: C

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Bunuel wrote:
\(\frac{59.376*7.094}{31492*6.429}\) is approximately equal to which of the following?


A. 0.02
B. 0.2
C. 2
D. 20
E. 200



approx given values

59.376*7.094/31*6.429

=> 59* 7 / 3000 * 6
=> ~2
IMO C

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Archit3110 wrote:
Bunuel wrote:
\(\frac{59.376*7.094}{31492*6.429}\) is approximately equal to which of the following?


A. 0.02
B. 0.2
C. 2
D. 20
E. 200



approx given values

59.376*7.094/31492*6.429

=> 59* 7 / 3000 * 6
=> 0.002
IMO A

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answer should be 0.002 ; none of the options have that as answer..
please check


Decimal point was missing in 31.492. Edited. Thank you for noticing.
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Bunuel wrote:
\(\frac{59.376*7.094}{31.492*6.429}\) is approximately equal to which of the following?


A. 0.02
B. 0.2
C. 2
D. 20
E. 200


We can round each of the numbers in the expression and estimate them as:

(60 * 7)/(35 * 6)

(10 * 1)/(5 * 1)

10/5

2

Answer: C
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