Estimating people
This task is about using a way of estimating that you have discussed with your teacher.
Ali wants a quick estimate of the number of people in a crowd.
Make an estimate of about how many people there are and explain how you did it in the box.
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a) There was a crowd of 8,682 people and 6,824 went away.
a) There was a crowd of 8,682 people and 6,824 went away.
The number of people left is about
.
This is because ...
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Have a group discussion with your teacher on your ways of estimating for this problem.
Have a group discussion with your teacher on your ways of estimating for this problem.
Make estimates for each of these problems and explain how you made your estimate.
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b) There were 5,364 people and 2,187 went away.
b) There were 5,364 people and 2,187 went away.
There were now about
left.
This is because ...
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c) There were 7,281 people and 4,863 went away.
c) There were 7,281 people and 4,863 went away.
There were now about
left.
This is because ...
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d) There were 54,897 people and 39,715 went away.
d) There were 54,897 people and 39,715 went away.
There were now about
left.
This is because ...
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