Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources

ACMNA099

Use estimation and rounding to check the reasonableness of answers to calculations

Elaborations

  • recognising the usefulness of estimation to check calculations (Skills: Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • applying mental strategies to estimate the result of calculations, such as estimating the cost of a supermarket trolley load (Skills: Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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