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

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Practice Maths Homework Generated 27/08/2014 9:44:00 AM

From Maths Practice Maths Homework Module Estimating

Multiple larger 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   On average a movie cinema holds 206 people at a time. They show 3 movies per month. Approx how many people would have seen a movie in 4 months.     [ a ] 1,860    [ b ] 2,480    [ c ] 3,100    [ d ] 3,710       Q 2   On average a movie cinema holds 281 people at a time. They show 81 movies per month. Approx how many people would have seen a movie in 1 month.     [ a ] 17,080    [ b ] 22,770    [ c ] 28,460    [ d ] 34,150     Q 3   A factory has 11 workers. They get paid an average of \$ 387 each, per week. Approx how much money does the factory need to pay in total per fortnight.     [ a ] \$4,260    [ b ] \$6,390    [ c ] \$8,520    [ d ] \$10,650       Q 4   On average a movie cinema holds 416 people at a time. They show 19 movies per month. Approx how many people would have seen a movie in 4 months.     [ a ] 31,620    [ b ] 39,530    [ c ] 47,430    [ d ] 55,330       Q 5   Each day the Smith's travel 298 km on their holiday. Each holiday takes 82 days. Approx how far does the family travel if they take 4 holidays per year.     [ a ] 48,880 km    [ b ] 73,310 km    [ c ] 97,750 km    [ d ] 122,190 km       Q 6   Each day the Smith's travel 387 km on their holiday. Each holiday takes 8 days. Approx how far does the family travel if they take 4 holidays per year.     [ a ] 9,290 km    [ b ] 12,390 km    [ c ] 15,490 km    [ d ] 18,580 km