Solving Mathematical Problems Using Estimation


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What is a concise phrase that sums up the definition of estimate?

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1. An easy and efficient method to use when estimating is what?

2. How is estimating helpful when solving math problems in an academic setting?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Estimating can help make your math homework quite a bit easier. This quiz will have you not only estimate, but recall facts about estimating.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This estimation quiz specifically tests your ability to:

  • Recognize a concise phrase that sums up the definition of estimate
  • Recall an efficient method to use when estimating
  • Understand how estimating can be helpful in an academic setting
  • Determine a valid estimated answer for a given problem
  • Use estimation to choose the correct answer of an equation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most important information found in the lesson on using estimation to solve math problems
  • Problem solving - use this information to solve equations with the help of estimation
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have gained about estimation

Additional Learning

The lesson Solving Mathematical Problems Using Estimation covers the following objectives:

  • Provide the symbol for estimation
  • Give reasons for estimating
  • Use money to apply the concept of estimation
  • Explain how to estimate distance remaining