Number & Operations: Estimating to Multiply & Divide

Teach young mathematicians that sometimes just getting close to the exact answer is perfectly fine, by using this collection of estimation worksheets.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use these worksheets as in-class or homework assignments during a lesson series on estimation
  • Extend student learning by having them write a list of instructions for estimating the solution to multiplication and division problems
Pros

  • Includes three different estimation worksheets involving both multiplication and division
  • Each exercise includes example problems that clearly demonstrate how to complete the work
  • Worksheets include a combination of skills practice questions and word problems
Cons

  • An answer key is not included, but can be created by working through the problems yourself