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    Distance to supermarket - 4.89312 miles
    Total weight of a jet- 80762kg
    Minimum temperature- 2.351 degrees C
    Yearly salary- £21,189
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    (Original post by Yasmine93)
    Distance to supermarket - 4.89312 miles
    3 s.f?

    Total weight of a jet- 80762kg
    3 s.f?

    Minimum temperature- 2.351 degrees C
    2 d.p?

    Yearly salary- £21,189
    2 d.p.
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    At GCSE, this kind of question requires you to take a sensible view in context and then quote the figure. For these ones my answers are

    Supermarket 5 miles
    Jet 80,000 Kg
    Minimum temp 2.5 degrees
    Salary 21,000
 
 
 
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