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# What is the relationship of rounding and estimating?

Updated: 9/25/2023

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Rounding, you see the number and just make it look neater or easier to use. Estimating, you guess a number.

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### Is estimating the same as rounding off and why?

No, it is not. Estimating may be rounding but need not be.

They are not.

### Why is estimating better than rounding?

Estimating is neither better nor worse than rounding. The two are used for different purposes.

Rounding?

### How are estimating and rounding different?

Estimating is a guess that should be close to the answer. Round is rounding a number up to the nearest ten, hundred. Example \$345.89 round to the nearest dollar is \$345.

### What is estimating NOT as helpful when multiplying very small numbers?

It is - if you use appropriate rounding. Rounding does not have to be to whole numbers.

### How can we Estimating Products?

By rounding the factors, then quickly multiplying them in your head.

### Why you need to use rounding?

if you had an adding sum we would use it and if you were estimating

### How does an underestimate relate to rounding factors before estimating?

Rounding factors can lead to underestimates or overestimates: the outcome depends on the rounding.

### How does an under estimation relate to rounding factors before estimating?

look it up godeem coach

### What is the difference between rounding to a specified place value and estimating using front-end rounding?

Front end estimation is simpler but usually more crude.

### When is estimating helpful?

because it is helpful so u can round to finds answer also a lot people like rounding.