# Educational software series Young Einstein Mathematics. Maths Practice Homework Sheet.

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Practice Maths Homework Generated 27/08/2014 9:43:59 AM

From Maths Practice Maths Homework Module Estimating

Multiple smaller quantities

Instructions: Circle the closest approximate answer to each question.

Hint:

Estimating means approximately, so the correct answer will be very close to the exact amount. In each question you can usually round the numbers to make it easier to work out the estimate.

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 Q 1   Each day the Smith's travel 294 km on their holiday. Each holiday takes 6 days. Approx how far does the family travel if they take 1 holiday per year.     [ a ] 1,770 km    [ b ] 2,210 km    [ c ] 2,650 km    [ d ] 3,090 km       Q 2   On average a movie cinema holds 218 people at a time. They show 3 movies per month. Approx how many people would have seen a movie in 1 month.     [ a ] 174    [ b ] 330    [ c ] 500    [ d ] 660     Q 3   On average a movie cinema holds 483 people at a time. They show 12 movies per month. Approx how many people would have seen a movie in 1 month.     [ a ] 5,800    [ b ] 7,250    [ c ] 8,700    [ d ] 10,150       Q 4   Each day the Smith's travel 404 km on their holiday. Each holiday takes 9 days. Approx how far does the family travel if they take 1 holiday per year.     [ a ] 1,820 km    [ b ] 2,730 km    [ c ] 3,640 km    [ d ] 4,550 km       Q 5   A factory has 5 workers. They get paid an average of \$ 212 each, per week. Approx how much money does the factory need to pay in total per week.     [ a ] \$800    [ b ] \$1,070    [ c ] \$1,330    [ d ] \$1,600       Q 6   On average a movie cinema holds 288 people at a time. They show 6 movies per month. Approx how many people would have seen a movie in 1 month.     [ a ] 870    [ b ] 1,300    [ c ] 1,730    [ d ] 2,170