Estimation Problems using Fractions

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Estimate the answer: 6 1/2 + 2 6/13

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1. Estimate the answer: 8/9 * 4/9

2. Estimate the answer: 5 3/50 + 4 7/10

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Estimation problems that utilize fractional notation are inherently a bit more difficult than problems using integers. This quiz and worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of how to perform these calculations. In these practice assets, you'll be asked to actively perform these calculations using the knowledge you've gained on estimating fractions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be test on:

  • How to perform various estimations in fractional notation
  • Rounding fractions
  • The importance of just getting close in fractional notation estimations

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you have drawn the most important information on estimating fractions from the related lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice estimation problems and more complex calculations involving estimations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding estimating fractions to perform more complex calculations

Additional Learning

To learn more about estimating fractions, review the accompanying lesson entitled Estimation Problems using Fractions. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine how to estimate fractions to the nearest whole number, half, or quarter
  • Define the ease factor that governs how and why you should estimate fractions
  • Understand how and when to perform these calculations
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