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Know Your Numbers: Estimating Numbers

In this worksheet, students answer a selection of mixed questions in which they must use estimation.

'Know Your Numbers: Estimating Numbers' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Represent Numbers to 1000

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Worksheet Overview

When we estimate, we do not carry out exact calculations.

We work things out ROUGHLY.


7 is roughly 10

48 is roughly 50.

389 is roughly 400.



The Battle of Hastings in 1066 was roughly 1000 years ago.

960 grams is roughly 1 kilogram.

Six 18 cm long pencils placed end to end will stretch roughly 1 metre in length.

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