Hector has caught 13 fish whose total weight on the scale is 43 pounds 5 ounces. He tells his friend that each fish likely weighs more

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Hector has caught 13 fish whose total weight on the scale is 43 pounds
5 ounces. He tells his friend that each fish likely weighs more than 3
pounds. The inequality below represents Hector’s statement.
w>3 where w=weight of one fish
How reasonable is Hector’s estimate?

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Doris 7 months 2021-08-05T22:01:51+00:00 1 Answers 7 views 0

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    2021-08-05T22:03:07+00:00

    Answer:

    Hector’s estimate is reasonable.

    Step-by-step explanation:

    His estimate is reasonable because:

    • 43.5 ÷ 13 = 3.3461538461538461538461538461538‬
    • This means that the weight of one fish is greater than three, therefore Hector’s estimate is reasonable and correct.

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