# Estimation Techniques in Problem Solving

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### What is front-end estimation?

Estimating a calculation by rounding the numbers involved and calculating using the rounded values

### How does front-end rounding work with decimals?

The place values to the right of the rounded number are truncated or cut off

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### In which type of problems can front-end estimation be used?

Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems

### What is a reason to learn rounding?

Rounding makes estimation possible

### What is involved in front-end estimation?

Front-end rounding each number and calculating using the rounded values

### What is the purpose of rounding numbers in estimation?

To make solving problems quicker and easier

### What is the proper format for conducting square root problems?

Place the number for which a square root is being sought under the radical sign as the radicand

### What are perfect square roots?

Square roots that result in a whole number

### What is the result of an imperfect square number?

An irrational square root

### How can common times tables help in estimating square roots?

They can help identify the relative distance between imperfect squares and perfect squares

### What is the purpose of rounding numbers to the nearest whole number in the given context?

To simplify and speed up problem solving

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### Which property states that square roots do not distribute over addition?

Distributive property

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### When estimating a square root, what is the recommended approach to test the guess?

Square the guess and see if it is close to the original radicand.

### What is the recommended approach to calculate the square root of a number without a calculator?

Identify two perfect squares near the radicand, then divide and average the results.

### Why is estimation important in everyday life?

To save time and efficiently handle everyday tasks.

### In the example of shopping with a budget, what is an advantage of using estimation?

It helps quickly estimate total costs without adding up exact values.

### What is one area where estimation can be beneficial in everyday life?

Budgeting and making purchase decisions at a store.

### What is the purpose of estimation in the context of fuel remaining in a car?

To have a rough idea of how far the car can go with the remaining fuel

### How does estimating time help in avoiding being late for appointments?

By providing a buffer time for unexpected delays

### In which of the scenarios is estimation used to make quick decisions before an accurate calculation is required?

Estimating math solutions in an academic setting

### What is the significance of rounding to the nearest multiple of ten when estimating?

It simplifies the calculation process

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### When estimating time for running errands during a lunch break, what should be considered most important?

Estimating a buffer time for unexpected delays

### What is the main advantage of using estimation to check math solutions?

It saves time in calculation

### What does 99% mean in the context of shooting basketball shots?

99 out of 100 shots made

### Why is it important to estimate the distance remaining in a car based on fuel capacity?

To avoid running out of fuel unexpectedly

### 'Per cent' literally means 'per' ________.

$100$

Learn about using estimation techniques to quickly and efficiently solve problems. Understand how to round numbers to a specific place value to make the process faster. This quiz will help you improve your estimation skills for quicker data processing.

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