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Course: 5th grade (Eureka Math/EngageNY)>Unit 2

Lesson 7: Topic G: Partial quotients and multi-digit decimal division

Estimating decimal division

Estimating in decimal division involves rounding numbers to make calculations easier. Practice rounding decimals to the nearest whole number or a simple fraction, then perform the division. This won't yield an exact result, but a close approximation, which can be useful in many real-life situations.

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• dosent eproximentily mean exactly ?
• ''approximately'' actually means "roughly" or "about" or in the ballpark of . For example 3.9 is ''approximately'' 4.
• How would I do two numbers behind the decimal? They don't go into that here :/
• Do you mean numbers such as 2.45 and 67.41?
• Khan Academy, thank you for making videos but I have a question. Why, WHY are you making the videos so easy, and the question on the practice so hard?😠😡😠😡
• The videos are easy to show you the basics, how to do the questions. In the quizzes it tests your knowledge, by making the questions harder and seeing if you can do them. The questions are more complex, but they use the same basic fundamentals, so you can solve for it with your knowledge but it takes more work and longer.
• Can you help me with Estimating decimal division? :)
• so if you are rounding a number when it is in the thousands place, are you supposed to round to the next hundreds place or to the closest thousands place?
• It’s the next hundreds place
• Why is it saying the same thing over and over again?
• wait so the estimate is 40?