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Estimation: Order of Magnitude, Compensation

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From: Sandra Cap <sandrac_60514@yahoo.com>
To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Jul 18, 2000 at 10:52:49
Subject: Estimation: Order of Magnitude, Compensation

Please give me some techniques for teaching specific estimation strategies, especially ORDER OF MAGNITUDE, COMPENSATION, etc. to 8th grade students. Please include information on when a particular technique is preferred over another. Thank you very much.

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