Part 2

Example Estimating the Cost of a Four-Year Education

Penny estimated the cost of attendance for the first year at a college she is thinking about attending. The cost of attendance at Wrigley University typically increases by 2.5% each year. Estimate Penny's cost of a 4-year education at that school. Round the cost of attendance for each year to the nearest dollar.

Solution

Estimating the cost.

Penny's estimated cost of a 4-year education at Wrigley University is $209,594.


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Digits, Grade 8, Volume 2, Homework Helper Unit D: Two-Dimensional Shapes Unit E: Measurement and Data Unit F: Personal Financial Literacy Unit G: Step-Up Lessons English/Spanish Glossary Formulas Math Symbols Formulas Measures Properties