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Students multiply and divide numbers. In this estimation games lesson, students compete with each other as they multiply and divide numbers. They work with number sense and logic. Students follow predetermined rules and try to become the first one to find answers in a certain range of numbers.
Seventh graders practice the concept of estimation and number sense using Java applet. They demonstrate skills in addition, multiplication and percentage computations. After reviewing a variety of estimation strategies, they play a java-based game using applets on computers.
In this number sense and operations worksheet, students solve 15 different problems that include number lines and identifying various types of numbers. First, they solve a given equation and then check their work. Then, students find the greatest common factor and least common multiple of a given number. They also simplify fractions and expressions.
Fourth through sixth graders incorporate Gandhian principles into Math curriculum. They explore Gandhi's teachings on communal unity and economic equality. This has quite a bit of information about Gandhi and his observations and practices with regard to economic inequality. Real-life applications of percentages, ratios and other math formulas can be derived from this resource.
Students estimate the number of apples in a bushel basket and complete center activities. In this estimation and number sense instructional activity based on the theme of Johnny Appleseed, students read about Johnny Appleseed, then estimate and count apples in a basket and solve math problems based on apples. Lesson includes extension activities and center ideas.