SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 354: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 354

2. Erica spends $.95 each day for her newspaper subscriptions. She would like to determine the approximate amount she spends during the month of July, which has 31 days. Which of the following would provide her with the best estimate?

A. $.50 × 30
B. $1.00 × 30
C. $1.50 × 30
D. $.50 × 35
E. $1.00 × 35

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

B Write out a mathematical equation for how you would actually find the cost for the month: $.95 × 31. Answer choice B, $1.00 × 30, is closest to that amount.

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