Problem Solving: Estimate or Exact?
For this number sense worksheet, 5th graders solve 6 word problems and explain why the answer makes sense. They use either estimated numbers or exact numbers as they solve the problems.
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Fraction and Decimal Word Problems No Problem!
Searching for a way to improve young mathematicians' problem solving skills? Look no further. This comprehensive collection of word problem worksheets has exactly what you need to help students apply their understanding of fractions,...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Practical Problems Involving Decimals
After discussing decimals and "going shopping" in the classroom, young mathematicians are given four practical word problems that require them to estimate their answers, given specific information. The highlight of the lesson is having...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Problem Solving Decisions: Estimated or Exact Answer: Practice
In this estimated or exact answers activity, students solve the word problems by determining which mathematical operation to use. Students then explain whether they used an estimate or an exact answer to solve the problems.
5th - 6th Math
Estimate Answers to Problems Involving Fractions Using Number Lines
Number lines become a tool for estimating the correct answer of a fraction word problem in the second of a five-part video series. After a review of background information about number lines, benchmark fractions, and the term reasonable,...
5 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed