Worksheet: Estimating Products of Decimals and Whole Numbers
In this worksheet, we will practice using rounding and compatible numbers to estimate the product of a decimal and a whole number.
Consider the product .
Estimate the product by rounding each number to its greatest place value.
Calculate the product.
Use your rounding skills to estimate
Use the standard algorithm to find the exact answer.
Hint: Use your estimate to check your answer.
We can estimate products by rounding each number to its greatest place value as in the example.
Use this method to estimate the following products.