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Q: How do you estimate the product by rounding the greater factor 9 x 54?

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The product will have the same sign as the given fraction. Also, if it is a proper fraction, then the absolute value of the product will be between the absolute value of the fraction and the factor.

A factor multiplies with another factor to create a product.

This is a clever question. I would say: "Always". To be more precise: The product is never greater than either factor, and if neither factor is ' 1 ', then the product is always less than both.

A product.

The least common factor for two numbers is always one. The least common multiple for two numbers which have no common factors greater than one is their product.

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2 x 6300 = 12,600 The actual answer is 12,508.

You cannot since the suggested method will always lead to an underestimate.

9 x 500 = 4500 and 9 x 600 = 5400, so you know the answer will be close to halfway between those two numbers. The actual answer is 4860.

The terms (factors) used in multiplication are the multiplicand (the factor being multiplied), the multiplier (the factor that the multiplicand is multiplied by) and the product (the answer, or results of the multiplication). Any time either of the factors is greater than the other by at least one, the product will always be greater than the largest factor.

Compatible numbers would be easier. Rounding gives you 14 x 47. Compatible numbers could be 13 x 50 which would be closer to the actual product.

In the equation 4 x 9 = 36, the product (36) is greater (larger) than each factor (4 and 9).

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Their product.

The answer would be an overestimate.

The product is less than the other factor. For example: 0.5 x 6 = 3. 3 is less than the factor that is greater than 1 (which is 6).

70 x 20 = 1400

Their LCM is their product.

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