- Learning outcomes
- 1 Rounding
- 1.1 Rounding in daily life
- 1.2 Rounding whole numbers
- 1.3 Rounding in general
- 1.4 Rounding decimals
- 1.5 Significant figures
- 1.6 Significant figures for numbers less than one
- 2 Estimation
- 3 Checking your answers
- 3.1 Have I done the right calculation?
- 3.2 Have I used the correct order for my calculation?
- 3.3 Have I given due consideration to units of measurement?
- 3.4 Did I make a rough estimate to act as a check?
- 3.5 Does the answer make sense in the real world?
- 3.6 Additional practice
- Current section: 4 OpenMark quiz
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Rounding and estimation
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