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Filed Under (General News) by Mr L on 14-11-2017 and tagged Antonina, Eric, estimating, maths, pawel, Sinju

We use estimation all the time.

How would we think about estimating the following? What strategies would you use?

How about these

November 14th, 2017 at 12:30 pm

On the sweets we split them into groups in eight.Then we counted 1 section to times it by 8 to give us an estimate.

My estimate was 1040

November 14th, 2017 at 12:30 pm

first we had to split sweat’s then had to count the sweat’s and get the answer.When we get the answer we had to estimate.

my estimate was 1040

November 14th, 2017 at 12:30 pm

I folded up the picture and counted one section and timed it by 8 x 8 and 8 x 80

November 14th, 2017 at 12:33 pm

On the sweets we had to estimate how much sweets there were and my estimate was 1280 because I did 80 times 10 which was 800 and I did 80 times 6 which was 480 and added them together which was 1280.

November 14th, 2017 at 12:37 pm

I split the picture of sweets in 16 piceses.

Then I counted the sweets in-side the piceses.Next I got the number 50 from the pice that I counted I got a ruler and a coloured marker I out-lined the the pice that I counded.Then I did 1×5=5,6×5=30,10×50=500,6×50=300 then I do 16×50=8000 and I am finish