Using Estimation Video Tutorial

Teacher Specific Information

Watch this Using Estimation Video Tutorial to see Martin demonstrate how to use estimation to calculate answers. He demonstrates how to do this using real-life contexts and checks his answers using column method. Throughout the video, there are questions for pupils to answer.

This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Number – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
Mathematics Year 6: (6C3) Use estimation to check answers to calculations and determine, in the context of a problem, an appropriate degree of accuracy