Posted by **amanda** on Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 4:30pm.

Use compatible numbers to complete this problem. Then estimate the sum.

3,428

+432

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- 3rd grade -
**Writeacher**, Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 5:36pm
What numbers are 3428 and 432 fairly close to? Once you come up with those, then you should be able to add in your head and estimate the answer.

3428 -- fairly close to 3400

432 -- fairly close to 450

When you add those two in your mind, you should get 3850.

- 3rd grade -
**angela**, Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 6:31pm
3860

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