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Estimation
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.

Related Resources
Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
   Math 1: Operations with Numbers - Estimation
NCTM Standards:
   Number and Operations Standard for Grades Pre-K-3

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How Big is 100 Pennies? -
Grade K. Estimate whether 100 pennies can fit on a piece of paper. ... more>>

How Many Berries Did I Eat? -
Grade 1. Reason about whether I ate more blueberries or raspberries. ... more>>

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