ESTIMATING SUMS OF MONEY LESSON PLAN
What does it mean to estimate?
To estimate is to find an approximate answer that makes sense.
We can estimate with numbers of all different values.
We can also estimate using money. In fact, estimating with money is one of the most useful times to estimate.
We can estimate sums of money.
Remember that a sum is the answer of an addition problem.
In this case, we will be finding the sum of money amounts.
Example $12.85 + $6.75 = _______
Here we are adding two money amounts. We are going to estimate the sum of these two values.
Here are the steps to working through this problem:
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