Year 5 Estimate and Approximate Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 5 Estimate and Approximate Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ ability to use rounding to estimate answers to calculations and problems. Pupils will use their knowledge of estimating to explore whether the aeroplane has enough fuel to reach Athens and then make a direct return journey to Manchester.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Number – Addition and Subtraction

Mathematics Year 5: (5C3) Use rounding to check answers to calculations and determine, in the context of a problem, levels of accuracy