# Surf for More Math

## Lesson 1 **- Estimating Quotients**

To encourage your child to have fun on the Web
while learning about Estimating Quotients here are some games and interactive
activities they can do on their own or in pairs.

**Goal**

Estimate quotients when dividing decimal numbers.

**Builds Upon**

Student Book page 294-296

### Instructions for Use

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Quotient
Guess and Check prompts your child to practice estimating decimal
quotients.

To use Quotient Guess and Check, print the activity sheet. Have your
child estimate the closest quotient in a division problem.

Have your child play a game Quotient Guess and Check with one or more
partners. Division cards are stacked face down. One player turns over
a card, and each player estimates the quotient of the problem shown.
Players write down their estimates and then use a calculator to find
the exact answer. The player with the closest estimate earns one point.
When there is a tie, the tied players each earn one point. Play proceeds
in a clockwise direction. The player with the most points after ten
rounds wins the game.