Estimating Products of 2-digit Numbers

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ExplorationGRADES 4-5


Estimate and solve division problems with multi-digit divisors; explain solution.

Estimating Products of 2-digit Numbers

Find a pair of numbers that multiply as close as possible to a target value. Discover compatible number strategies to estimate products.

Putting It All Together

Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.

Open-ended question 1

How did you pick which numbers to choose?

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Open-ended question 2

When would someone want to round numbers in estimating multiplication? When would they not need to round?

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