How do we estimate products mentally?
Before finding out how do we estimate products mentally, we must understand what multiplication and estimating products is.
Let’s all recall that, multiplication is all about finding the product of two factors in a sentence or word problem. Now, sometimes, we want to quickly guess the range of a product in a word problem without following its normal solving procedure. This guess is however called estimating products.
So, moving to the best tricks of mentally estimating products, we begin by first of all rounding the factors to the nearest ten, hundred or thousand, then multiply the rounded factors.