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Lesson 1 - Estimating with Decimal Dividends
To encourage your child to have fun on the Web
while learning about Estimating with Decimal Dividends, here are some
games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.
Estimate the quotient when dividing a decimal by a one-digit number.
Student Book page 272
Instructions for Use
Guess and Check prompts your child to practice estimating decimal
To use Quotient Guess and Check, print the activity sheet. Have your
child estimate the closest quotient in a division problem.
Have your child play a game Quotient Guess and Check with one or more
partners. Division cards are stacked face down. One player turns over
a card, and each player estimates the quotient of the problem shown.
Players write down their estimates and then use a calculator to find
the exact answer. The player with the closest estimate earns one point.
When there is a tie, the tied players each earn one point. Play proceeds
in a clockwise direction. The player with the most points after ten
rounds wins the game.