ERIC Number: EJ273271
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
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Estimation Skills in Mathematics.
Smart, James R.
School Science and Mathematics, v82 n8 p642-49 Dec 1982
The focus is on suggestions, with examples, for teaching estimation skills. Estimating can be a very enjoyable as well as a very useful part of mathematics, helping to improve attitudes of pupils toward the subject by providing success. Estimation is shown not to be synonymous with mental arithmetic. (MP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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