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8-27.

Multiple Choice: The sum $\frac { 7 } { 16 } + \frac { 3 } { 5 } + \frac { 4 } { 7 } + \frac { 3 } { 7 }$ is approximately equal to which of the following whole numbers? Explain how you can tell without doing the calculation.

1.  $1$

1.  $2$

1.  $3$

1.  $4$

Each of these fractions is close to one-half. What whole number does four halves make?