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For this math worksheet, students calculate the answers to 27 algebra and geometry problems. They must find both exact answers and approximate answers.
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Next Generation Spacecraft—Orion
What is the cross-sectional area of the Orion spacecraft? Groups work together to estimate the area of a cross section of the Orion spacecraft by first counting the number of grids a scale drawing covers. Pupils also employ a method...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Scatter Graphs
Make an estimate by getting in line. The class works with scatter plots and lines of best fit to make an estimate for given values. Pupils determine whether there is a positive or negative correlation and draw a best-fit line. Using the...
23 mins 7th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Estimating Centers and Interpreting the Mean as a Balance Point
How do you balance a set of data? Using a ruler and some coins, learners determine whether the balance point is always in the middle. Through class and small group discussions, they find that the mean is the the best estimate of the...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Make Estimates About a Population Using the Mean of Multiple Samples
When samples provide different sets of data, the best way to calculate a more precise answer is with the mean. The lesson provides three different samples of data from a population that your learners should be able to calculate and find...
6 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Estimate to Check Reasonableness
Sometimes your learners solve for the wrong answer, but they won't know until they estimate to check. This video introduces four methods: rounding, clusters, "friendly" numbers, and front-end estimates. See how each type is demonstrated...
5 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed