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Estimating Addition and Subtraction of Mixed Numbers

Unit 3: Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers
Lesson 10 of 11

Objective: SWBAT estimate the sums and differences of fractions and mixed numbers using numbers sense and benchmark fractions.

Big Idea: Students become "test makers" today as they write multiple choice questions and possible choices for finding the BEST estimate.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Fractions, estimate, mixed numbers, estimate (sums and differences)
  45 minutes
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