** ESTIMATING DIFFERENCES WITH MONEY LESSON PLAN**

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When we estimate a difference, we find an answer for a subtraction problem that is close to but not exact.

**Estimating** means that we find an answer that makes sense, but doesn’t involve exact computation.

**Difference** is a key word that means **subtraction.**

When we estimate a difference problem, we estimate a subtraction problem. We can estimate differences using different values. We can also estimate differences in problems that use **money amounts.**

**Example** $18.95 – $2.97 = _____

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