We will also learn a technique for estimating irrational numbers as mixed numbers and decimals without using calculators. Calculators may be used to verify estimations and approximations.
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This lesson idea was adopted from NCTM's web site http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=3096.
This video explains how to approximate irrational numbers on a number line, we will go into a little more detail. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6htWeCE2wro