Tune In to Insurance: Estimation
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In this estimation worksheet, students read a short scenario about buying insurance in a tornado prone area. Students answer estimation questions about replacing lost items and determining the cost of tornado insurance.
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Fact Learning, Mental Computation, Estimation
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