# Round the weight of one dose to the nearest gram

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Dr. Mann mixed 10.357 g of chemical A, 12.062 g of chemical B, and 7.506 g of chemical C to make 5 doses of medicine.

a. About how much medicine did he make in grams? Estimate the amount of each chemical by rounding to the nearest tenth of a gram before finding the sum. Show all your thinking.

b. Find the actual amount of medicine mixed by Dr. Mann. What is the difference between your estimate and the actual amount?

c. How many grams are in one dose of medicine? Explain your strategy for solving this problem.

d. Round the weight of one dose to the nearest gram.