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## Mental Math: Estimation

Summary

The content emphasizes the importance of estimation techniques in solving math problems on the ACT, highlighting how these strategies can simplify calculations, eliminate incorrect answers, and enhance the test-taking process.

- Estimation can often replace exact calculations, making problem-solving quicker and more efficient.
- Using estimation to round numbers can simplify complex problems and lead to easier calculations.
- Estimation is valuable for eliminating implausible answers, aiding in educated guessing when unsure.
- Real-world applicability of estimation helps in assessing the reasonableness of answers.
- Specific examples demonstrate how estimation can be applied to solve different types of math problems.

Chapters

00:02

The Power of Estimation

00:33

Simplifying Complex Problems

01:56

Eliminating Incorrect Answers

06:52

Real-World Applicability of Estimation