Ch 10: MTTC Math (Secondary): Estimating & Rounding

About This Chapter

Use the lesson videos and assessments of this chapter to improve your skills with rounding and estimating before you take the MTTC Mathematics (Secondary) test.

MTTC Math (Secondary): Estimating & Rounding - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to prepare for questions on the MTTC Mathematics (Secondary) test that will require you to perform estimation. Watch the lesson videos to make sure you're prepared for exam questions asking about:

  • Rounding numbers to the closest 100,000, 10,000 and 1,000
  • Estimating differences using rounding
  • Estimating sums and differences with front end estimation
  • Rounding to decimal places
  • Estimating sums and differences of decimals
  • Rounding mixed numbers

If you feel you would benefit from an alternative review of this material, try reading the lesson transcripts, which present you with a written outline of lessons. You can test your skills by taking the lesson assessments. If you find any topics that confuse you, either return to the related video segments with the video tags or ask our instructors for assistance.

6 Lessons in Chapter 10: MTTC Math (Secondary): Estimating & Rounding
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Rounding Numbers to the Nearest 1000, 10,000 & 100,000

1. Rounding Numbers to the Nearest 1000, 10,000 & 100,000

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to round larger numbers like a pro. Learn what the cutoff numbers are for rounding up and down to the nearest thousand, ten thousand and hundred thousand.

Estimating a Difference by Rounding

2. Estimating a Difference by Rounding

After studying this lesson, you will understand rounding basics. You'll also learn how to quickly solve subtraction problems by using your rounding skills.

How to Use Front-End Estimation

3. How to Use Front-End Estimation

In this video lesson, you will learn how to estimate addition and subtraction problems by using the method of front end estimation. Learn what is involved and what you need to be careful of.

Rounding Decimals & Finding the Missing Digit

4. Rounding Decimals & Finding the Missing Digit

After watching this video lesson, you will learn how to round decimals and how to use your knowledge of rounding to help you find a missing digit. Learn what the difference is between rounding decimals and rounding regular numbers.

Estimating the Sum & Difference Between Two Decimals

5. Estimating the Sum & Difference Between Two Decimals

In this video lesson, you will learn how to take an addition or subtraction problem with decimals and estimate the answer by rounding. You will learn that a rounded answer is very close to the actual answer.

How to Round Mixed Numbers

6. How to Round Mixed Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to round mixed numbers easily and quickly. You will learn about what number to look at to determine whether you should round up or round down.

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