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Estimating Decimals

1/2= 0.5
1/3= 0.333
1/4= 0.25
1/5= 0.2
1/8= 0.125

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Estimating Fractions

Numerator > denominator use COMPOUND FRACTIONS

13/5= 10/3 + 3/5 = 2 3/5= 2.60

Numerator < denominator use HIGH LOW METHOD
3/7= 3/6 or 3/8= 1/2(little less than one half)

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Estimating Square Roots

Know square for 1-15
(72)^.5= 8^2=64 and 9^2=81 so ~8.5

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Graphs

X^n- standard: non-linear semi-log: non-linear log-log: linear

n^x-- standard: non-linear semi-log: linear log-log: non-linear