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From: Kim <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion Date: 2009090710:46:05 Subject: Re: front end estimation I agree this is a useless method. I read my daughter's math book and couldn't find any system to how they were adjusting the numbers after performing the front end estimation. I have a BS in Electrical Engineering and had to year's of math. You would think this would be easy for me. If I don't get it how is a child suppose to understand? This is why our children are having such a hard time in school. We should stick with the basic math concepts.
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