Home > MC1 > Chapter 9 > Lesson 9.2.4 > Problem 9-92
State whether the number in each sentence is exact or approximate.
The voting age is
This problem is very similar to 9-73, so refer to that problem if you are having trouble.
This is a mathematical relationship. Does that make it exact or approximate?
The length of my pencil is
Do you think the pencil is exactly
cm? Is it possible that it is a few millimeters shorter or longer?
Approximate, since this is a measurement.
tablespoons of chocolate syrup on my ice cream.
Refer to problem 9-73 for more help.