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It's important for kids to not only be able to solve multiplication problems, but to get an estimate of around what a multiplication problem equals—enabling them to do a reality check after solving. Does 69 times 4 equal about 280? Or about 2800? Estimaplication—our made-up word for estimating and multiplying—will teach your fourth grader to do determine whether an answer sounds right, or far off, after solving! A valuable mental math skill.
Here's another fun way to get those multiplication muscles moving.