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Estimate the Position of Numbers on a Vertical Number line

In this worksheet, students will develop their estimation skills of numbers on a vertical number line from 0 to 10.

'Estimate the Position of Numbers on a Vertical Number line' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Represent Numbers to 100

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Worksheet Overview

When we estimate, we guess but with some calculation. 

 

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In this worksheet, you must estimate which number the arrow is pointing to on a vertical number line.

 

Example

Estimate which number the arrow is pointing to.

 

 

Answer

In your mind, picture where the halfway number 5 is.

 

 

In your mind, picture the small number divisions between 0, 5 and 10.

 

 

The arrow is pointing to one mark before 5, which is 4.

 

Is that the number you thought it would be?

 

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