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Q:
# Evelyn sold 11 boxes of chocolate cookies. Each box contained 12 cookies. Round to the nearest ten and then multiply to find the total number of cookies.

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Answer: 100 cookies approximately.Step-by-step explanation: To round to the nearest ten: - If the digit located in the units place of the number is [tex]<5[/tex], then you must round the number down. Β - If the digit located in the units place of the number is [tex]\geq5[/tex], then you must round the number up. The digit located in the units place of the number 11 is 1 and [tex]1<5[/tex], therefore you must round the number down to: 10 The digit located in the units place of the number 12 is 2 and [tex]2<5[/tex], therefore you must round the number down to: 10 Multiply 10 by 10 to estimate the total number of cookies: [tex]Total_{(cookies)}=10*10\\Total_{(cookies)}=100[/tex] (100 cookies approximately)