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>** Estimating Difference** < you are here

let's do it for education

numbers. Then add. When estimating a

difference first decide what rounding will take

place.

Example word problem:** The cafeteria had 367 apples **

yesterday. The kids ate 194 of them to day.

About how many apples does the cafeteria have

left.

yesterday. The kids ate 194 of them to day.

About how many apples does the cafeteria have

left.

Example word problem:** Round to the nearest ten.**

some candy, so she use 339 of the pennies.

About how many pennies does she have left.

The actual diffrence is

The actual difference is

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