Estimation and reasonableness: Year 10 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 10 is for the topic of Estimation and reasonableness. Students make approximations using real numbers in repeated calculations. Students recognise the effect of the result of a problem comprising multiple steps of calculations when approximations or rounding has been utilised at each of those steps.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Number
Topics Estimation
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Recognise the effect of using approximations of real numbers in repeated calculations and compare the results when using exact representations

Numeracy progression Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P9)

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