operations with numbers
These problems ask students to apply estimation skills and help them understand the value and appropriateness of estimation. It can be a means to judge the reasonableness of a calculated answer, or an adequate answer to problems which do not require a precise solution.
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Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
Math 1: Operations with Numbers - Estimation
Number and Operations Standard for Grades Pre-K-3
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