Estimating the Sum & Difference Between Two Decimals


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Estimate 5.1 - 2.7 by rounding to the nearest whole numbers.

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1. Estimate 11.45 + 2.13. Round to the nearest tenths.

2. Estimate 0.068 - 0.032. Round to the nearest hundredth.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Estimating between two decimals can be helpful, as it can be applied to adding and subtracting money. This quiz will have you estimate both sums and differences, rounding them to several different places.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This estimating quiz focuses on your ability to:

  • Estimate a subtraction problem
  • Round a sum to the nearest tenths
  • Subtract and round to the nearest hundredths
  • Add decimals and estimate
  • Estimate a difference to the nearest tenths

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information about rounding from the lesson on estimating sums and differences
  • Problem solving - use this information to estimate sums between decimals
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have acquired about estimating subtraction problems between two decimals

Additional Learning

The lesson on Estimating the Sum & Difference Between Two Decimals covers the following objectives:

  • Provide examples of estimating to different place values
  • Explain how to estimate a sum and difference
  • Identify decimal numbers