Ch 14: Praxis Middle School Math: Estimation

About This Chapter

As you prepare for the Praxis Middle School Mathematics exam, use this chapter to improve your skills estimating sums, differences and products, so that you may then use these skills on test day.

Praxis Middle School Math: Estimation - Chapter Summary

These lessons have been assembled to help you improve your knowledge and skills regarding mathematical estimation. In them, our professional instructors will help you prepare for the Praxis Middle School Mathematics exam by reviewing with you how to:

  • Use estimation to solve problems with complex numbers
  • Estimate sums, differences and products of problems with decimals
  • Use rounding when estimating the solutions of problems

For an additional review of the material, read the lesson transcripts and take the lesson quizzes to discover topics you don't understand. After these short assessments, use the video tags to return to and review the parts of the lessons that explain the topics you missed. When you think you have mastered the skills presented in these lessons, take the practice chapter exam to test your abilities.

6 Lessons in Chapter 14: Praxis Middle School Math: Estimation
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Using Reasonableness to Solve Math Problems

1. Using Reasonableness to Solve Math Problems

When solving math problems, checking your possible solution for reasonableness will help you determine whether your possible solution is a real one or if you have done something wrong. Learn how in this lesson.

How to Estimate in Math: Definition & Concept

2. How to Estimate in Math: Definition & Concept

Learn how to use estimate values in this lesson. It can help you answer math problems that use more complicated numbers and even make it easier to split a check at the restaurant next time you are out with friends!

Estimating Sums, Differences & Products of Decimals

3. Estimating Sums, Differences & Products of Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to estimate any decimal number to help you simplify your math problems. See how easy it is to estimate your answer when you are trying to find the sum, difference, or product.

Estimating a Difference by Rounding

4. 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 Estimate with Decimals to Solve Math Problems

5. How to Estimate with Decimals to Solve Math Problems

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can estimate problems with decimals in them so you can get a quick answer when you need it - for example, when you are at the gas station and you need to know how much gas you can afford.

Absolute & Relative Error: Definition & Formula

6. Absolute & Relative Error: Definition & Formula

Did you know that measuring tools are not 100% accurate? Read this lesson to learn more about the accuracy of measuring tools and how this influences the absolute and relative error of measurements.

Chapter Practice Exam
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