Need help. Estimate the quotient. Tell what compatible numbers you used.

817divided by 4 =

Hi Dawn,

What I see is that 817 = 800 + 17. Also 4 divides 800 and 4 divides 16 so 4 divides 800 + 16 = 816. Thus
817 ÷ 4 is approximately (800 + 16) ÷ 4 which is 200 + 4 = 204.

Penny

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