In this estimating quotients worksheet, students solve 20 different problems that include estimating a variety of quotients in each. They divide each whole number and then estimate the answer in each problem to the nearest whole number.
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Multiplying and Dividing in Scientific Notation - Grade 8
Here is really nice set of resources on scientific notation. Eighth and ninth graders explore the concept of multiplying and dividing in scientific notation. In this multiplying and dividing numbers in scientific notation lesson,...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Equivalent fractions approach to non-repeating decimals
Trying to get your class to think of decimals as fractions and vice versa can lead to interesting discussions. After all, we can usually understand quickly that 1/4 is .25 but why is 1/7 not so easy to convert? This activity looks at...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Divide by a Two-Digit Divisor
Through a chapter from a text book, upper-elementary learners explore how to divide by two-digit divisors accurately. In the beginning, they use rounding and compatible numbers to estimate quotients when dividing two-digit divisors. The...
5th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Estimate between Which Two Whole Numbers a Fractional Quotient Will Lie
Dividing whole numbers also requires an idea of where the reasonable answer will lie. The video uses a number line and mental math to determine an estimate of what the final quotient would be if you finished the problem.
5 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed
How Do You Estimate a Quotient Using Compatible Numbers?
Learn how to do approximations to find a quotient. Given some large numbers to divide, how can this problem be tackled? It's often a good idea to do an approximation first as this can help to be in the ballpark in finding the solution....
4 mins 4th - 7th Math