Estimating Volume

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1. Estimate the volume of a laundry basket by rounding each measurement to the tens place. The height is 9 in, length is 18 in, and width is 11 in.
a) 1000 in3
b) 1500 in3
c) 2000 in3
d) 2500 in3

2. Estimate the volume of a purse by rounding each measurement to the tens place. The height of the purse is 25 cm, the width is 12 cm, and length is 26 cm.
a) 3000 cm3
b) 3750 cm3
c) 9000 cm3
d) 8000 cm3

3. Estimate the volume of a baking pan case by rounding to the tens place. The length of the pan is 9 cm, the width is 13 cm, and the height is 6 cm.
a) 700 cm3
b) 800 cm3
c) 900 cm3
d) 1000 cm3

4. Which is the best estimate for the volume of a train box car?
a) 110 mm3
b) 110 cm3
c) 110 m3
d) 110 km3

5. Which is the best estimate for the volume of a back pack?
a) 2 in3
b) 2 ft3
c) 2 yds3
d) 2 mi3

6. What is the best estimate for a medium sized fish tank?
a) 9000 mm3
b) 9000 cm3
c) 9000 m3
d) 9000 km3

7. Estimate the volume of a microwave.
a) 900 in3
b) 200 ft3
c) 50 yds3
d) 5 mi3

8. Estimate the volume of a grocery bag.
a) 1300 in3
b) 6 ft3
c) 2 yds3
d) 1 mi3

9. Estimate the volume of a lunch box.
a) 1000 mm3
b) 500 cm3
c) 100 m3
d) 5 km3

10. Estimate the volume of a computer box.
a) 3 in3
b) 3 ft3
c) 3 yds3
d) 3 mi3

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