Estimating Time and Money - Practice Worksheet
These worksheets are specially designed to teach children to estimate time and money. Estimating time and money is much more interesting than estimating numbers. If you haven’t come across estimating numbers use the link given below.
Estimate time by rounding it to the nearest hour, half hour and quarter hour. Multiple choice questions to estimate the duration of various activities in minutes, seconds, and hours are given here.
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Next is estimating money. Estimate by rounding them to nearest dollars, cents, and ten cents. Also, find the sum, difference, product, and quotient of money and estimate to make your calculations quicker and easier.
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All worksheets here are free to download. Worksheets are available in PDF format and are much easy to print.
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A simple example to estimate money is given below.
Suppose, you have $ 45. You need a notebook, crayon pencils, and candies. The cost of the notebook is $ 9, the cost of the crayon pencil is $ 18 and cost of the candies is $ 12. Check if you have enough money to get all these items. To check, we first need to round amount up and down. We have learnt these concepts in rounding numbers. For more worksheets on rounding numbers, refer the following link.
The first two amounts can be rounded up and the last amount can be rounded down to the nearest dollars. $ 9 is rounded to $ 10, $ 18 to $ 20 and $ 12 to $ 10. Quickly sum up these values. The approximate total is $ 40. We have enough money to get all the three items.
Actual cost is ($ 9 + $ 18 + $ 12) = $ 39. Your estimate is right. Use this example to solve various other real life problems involving money. Make your calculations easier.