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6 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            Rounding 27.27 2002-11-03 From A parent:If you have a problem 27.27 and you need to round to the first 7 the answer would be 27 Would 27.0 be acceptable as well or is it completely wrong. Answered by Penny Nom.     Approximating 260 divided by 3 2001-04-02 From Andrew:Choose the letter of the best estimate. 260 divided by 3 a. 60 b. 70 c. 90 d. 100 Answered by Paul Betts.     Finding roots 2001-02-01 From A student:My math problem is right now we are working on roots. I don't quite understand how to find the answer to the problems, i was wondering what is the easiest, and fastest way to find the answers to roots?Answered by Penny Nom and Claude Tardif.     Calculating a square root 1999-10-28 From Jonathan:What is the formula for calculating a square root? Answered by Penny Nom.     Square roots without a calculator 1999-09-14 From Josh Weiner:Is there any way to find out a square root without a calculator? Answered by Harley Weston.     Spreading a rumor 1999-09-13 From Bornstar14:There is someone who wants to spread a rumor within 7 days to 250,000,000 people. he wants to know how many people he should tell on the first day (assuming the rumor is passed by everyone who was told to the same amount of people) so that everyone knows on the 7th day. What I did is the 7th root of 250,000,000. this answer is not possible unless rounded. is it okay for the number to be approximate?Answered by Penny Nom.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français