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Jeff earns points for each level he completes in a video game. About how many points would he have in total after completing Level 4? Order the steps Jeff would take to solve this problem. A. He has about 99 000 points. B. He rounds the total number of points to 100 000. C. He uses mental math to round each number of points in the chart. D. He adds the rounded numbers to find the total for four levels.

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What is the first step Jeff would take to solve this problem?

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What is the second step Jeff would take to solve this problem?

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What is the third step Jeff would take to solve this problem?

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What is the fourth step Jeff would take  to solve this problem?

Fernando knows he should eat about 2500 calories a day. He writes down the calories for each meal he ate one day. Using mental math, Fernando estimates he ate about 2500 calories. Order the steps Fernando would take to solve this problem. A. He rounds the total. B. He adds all the calories listed in the table together. C. He uses mental math to round the calories in the table. D. He compares the total to 2500 calories.

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What is the first step Fernando would take to solve this problem?

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What is the second step Fernando would take to solve this problem?

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What is the third step Fernando would take to solve this problem?

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What is the fourth step Fernando would take to solve this problem?