Monday, 10 February 2014

What's the difference between "Estimate" and "Approximate"

Compose 2 sentences to illustrate what you think "Estimate" and "Approximate" mean?
The sentence should bring out the 'context' to demonstrate your understanding of the terms.

Inputs from the 4 groups...

Estimate...

  • Group 1: A rough calculation or guess
  • Group 2: Estimate the cost of 5 packets of rice if a packet of rice is $10.25
  • Group 3: 
  • Group 4: 

Approximate...

  • Group 1: nearly exact, not perfectly accurate
  • Group 2: The cost of 5 plates of rice is approximately $51
  • Group 3: 
  • Group 4: 


No comments:

Post a Comment