Estimating

Post-Test

5th Grade Math TAAS ,TEKS 5.4b

1. There are 21 flamingos in the lake. There are 67 flamingos in the pond.
Estimate how many flamingos there are in all.

a. 70
b. 80
c. 90
d. 100

2. At the soccer game, 568 fans cheered for the Tigers. On the other side of the stadium, 424 fans cheered for the Cardinals. About how many fans were cheering at the game?

a. 800
b. 900
c. 1,000
d. 1,100

3. The bag can hold about 320 pounds. If each package weighs 18 pounds, estimate how many packages can be put in a bag.

a. 15
b. 20
c. 3,000
d. 6,000

4. For her party, Millie bought 19 hamburgers for \$3.25 each, 32 hot dogs that cost \$1.89 each, and 51 drinks that cost \$.89 each. What is the best estimate of the total amount Millie spent?

a. \$150
b. \$170
c. \$190
d. \$210

5. George swam 1,213 laps. Jack swam 2,573 miles. About how many more laps did Jack swim than George?

a. 1,300
b. 1,400
c. 3,700
d. 3,800

6. A baker can cook 48 muffins in each batch. He has to bake 400 muffins. Estimate how many batches he will need to bake.

a. 8
b. 10
c. 1,600
d. 2,000

7. Emily bought some new roller blades for \$126.88, shin guards for \$22.50, and a hockey stick for \$38.77. What is a good estimate of how much she spent?

a. Less than \$120
b. Between \$120 and \$150
c. Between \$150 and \$175
d. More than \$175

8. Dan goes to the arcade 3 or 4 times a month. He usually spends about \$14.75 each time he goes to the arcade. What is the best estimate of how much he spends in a month?

a. Less than \$45
b. Between \$45 and \$60
c. Between \$60 and \$75
d. More than \$75