** ESTIMATING SUMS OF MONEY LESSON PLAN**

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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**.

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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