How do You Estimate Fractions?

The fastest way to estimate fraction is to figure out if the fraction is closer to the middle as in 5.5 or to the next whole number like 5 or 6. For a fraction like 5 7/8, you'll be closer to 6. Therefore, you can estimate it as 6. You can find more information here: http://www.kidsmathblog.com/estimating-fractions/
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