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Surf for More Math

Lesson 7 - Estimating Quotients


Use these Web pages to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about estimating quotients. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Overestimate and underestimate when dividing.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 172-173

Instructions for Use

Estimating Quotients helps students learn about using estimation to solve division problems.

To use Estimating Quotients, read through the Web page to learn about estimating quotients.


Practice Estimating Quotients lets students practice estimating quotients.

To use Practice Estimating Quotients, read through the Web page and answer the questions using pencil and paper. To check an answer, click on the "Answer" box. The answer will appear in the drop-down menu.