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 Students learn basic consumer money math.

# ESTIMATING SUMS OF MONEY

Students will learn to estimate sums of money.

Teaching Objectives:

• Students will learn to add those values.

• Students will practice these skills in their independent work.

ESTIMATING SUMS OF MONEY LESSON PLAN

Teaching Materials

• Lesson - Estimating Sums of Money Lesson (see below for printable lesson).

Lesson Excerpt:

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
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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Print out the teaching lesson pages and exercise worksheets for use with this lesson:

 ESTIMATING MONEY Printable lesson worksheet and activity.

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