Abstract

What powerful mathematical tool do you use everyday? If you have ever considered how much food you can eat and still leave room for dessert, or made a rough calculation of how long it will take to travel to school, you are using estimates to help guide and inform your decisions.

Publication Date

4-25-1999

Journal Title

PUMAS:the Online Journal of Math and Science Examples for Pre-College Education

Publisher

Practical Uses of Math and Science (PUMAS)

Document Type

Article

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