 # Approximate Quotients

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Examples, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 5 students learn how to use basic facts to approximate quotients with two-digit divisors.

Common Core Standards: 5.NBT.1, 5.NBT.2, 5.NBT.6

New York State Common Core Math Module 2, Grade 5, Lesson 18

Worksheets for Grade 5, Module 2, Lesson 18

Lesson 18 Application Problem

Note: This Application Problem is a review of G5–M2–Lesson 17, which focused on estimation of a three-digit total by a two-digit divisor.

Sandra bought 38 DVD movies for \$874. Give an estimate of the cost of each DVD movie.

In this lesson, Lesson 18, students will estimate the division of a four-digit number by a two-digit divisor.

Lesson 18 Concept Development

Problem 1: 8,095 ÷ 23
Problem 2: 2,691 ÷ 48
Problem 3: 5,484 ÷ 71
Problem 4: 9,215 ÷ 95

Lesson 18 Homework

This video demonstrates how to estimate quotients using basic facts.

1. Estimate the quotient for the following problems. The first one is done for you.
a. 8,328 ÷ 41
≈ 8,000 ÷ 40
= 200

b. 2,109 ÷ 23
≈ _________ ÷ _________
= _________

c. 8,215 ÷ 38
≈ _________ ÷ _________
= _________

d. 3,861 ÷ 59
≈ _________ ÷ _________
= _________ 2. 91 boxes of apples hold a total of 2,605 apples. Assuming each box has about the same number of apples, estimate the number of apples in each box.

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