After completing this chapter, you should
- understand the reason for estimation
- be able to estimate the result of an addition, multiplication, subtraction, or division using the rounding technique
- understand the concept of clustering
- be able to estimate the result of adding more than two numbers when clustering occurs using the clustering technique
- understand the distributive property
- be able to obtain the exact result of a multiplication using the distributive property
- be able to estimate the sum of two or more fractions using the technique of rounding fractions
"Used as supplemental materials for developmental math courses."