Lesson Worksheet: Estimating Quotients of Fractions Mathematics

In this worksheet, we will practice estimating quotients of fractions and mixed numbers by rounding them to the nearest half or whole.

Q1:

Estimate 56÷78 by rounding each fraction to the nearest half.

Q2:

If we estimate fractions by rounding to the nearest half, which of the following pairs of fractions have an estimated difference of 12 and an estimated product of 12?

  • A13, 16
  • B1011, 110
  • C911, 49
  • D18, 67
  • E110, 13

Q3:

Estimate 25÷512 by rounding each fraction to the nearest half.

Q4:

Estimate 35÷23 by rounding each fraction to the nearest half.

Q5:

Estimate 711÷37 by rounding each fraction to the nearest half.

Q6:

12 pounds of oatmeal are going to be packaged in bags that hold 359 pounds each. By rounding to whole numbers, estimate the number of bags that will be used.

  • A48
  • B3
  • C4
  • D2
  • E16

Q7:

By rounding each term to a whole number, estimate 545÷212.

Q8:

Estimate 249+345 to the nearest half.

  • A612
  • B5
  • C7
  • D6
  • E512

Q9:

Two children are making a cake. One has 313cups of flour and the other has 458cups of flour. Estimate how many cups of flour they have together by rounding to the nearest half.

Q10:

Estimate the result of 556÷167 by rounding each mixed number to the nearest half.

Q11:

Estimate 78÷89 by rounding each fraction to the nearest whole.

Q12:

Estimate the quotient of 234÷1112 by rounding the two numbers to the nearest half.

Q13:

Estimate the quotient of 414÷56, rounding each term to the nearest whole.

Q14:

Round each fraction to the nearest whole to find the result of 4810÷65.

Q15:

True or False: By rounding each fraction to the nearest whole, the quotient of 1710÷65 is approximately 2.

  • AFalse
  • BTrue

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