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Te Reo Pāngarau

whakatau tata ~ngia

estimate

tūingoa, tūmahi whiti

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He tātaitanga, he āta whakaaroaro rānei kia wawe te kite i tētahi otinga āwhiwhi. Kāore e tino tōtika te otinga, engari kei te takiwā tonu o te otinga tōtika. I te nuinga o te wā, ko te whakaawhiwhi tētahi wāhanga o te whakatau tata.

A calculation or consideration in order to quickly get an approximate answer. An estimate is not exact, but is in the vicinity of the exact answer. Estimation usually involves rounding.

Tauira KŌrero

Me whakatau tata i te tuatahi, kātahi ka whiriwhiri i te otinga tōtika.

Tekau mā rima ōrau te whakahekenga utu mō te papawīra, nō reira e hia tāra tō whakatau tata i te utu hoko?

Whakatau tatangia te taumaha o te pouaka.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Mēnā e whakatau tatangia ana te otinga o tētahi paheko tau, me whakaawhiwhi ngā tau kia ngāwari ai te whakaoti i te tātaitanga i rō hinengaro. Hei tauira: 1.9 x 4.2 = ?
Me whakaawhiwhi te 1.9 ki te 2, ko te 4.2 ki te 4.
Nō reira, ko te whakatau tata: 2 x 4 = 8

Ka pai tonu te whakatau tata i mua i te tātaitanga. Mā te whakatau tata e mōhiotia ai te takiwā o te otinga tōtika.

Takenga Mai

whakatau - conclude

tata - near

Tauira KŌrero

Me whakatau tata i te tuatahi, kātahi ka whiriwhiri i te otinga tōtika.

Tekau mā rima ōrau te whakahekenga utu mō te papawīra, nō reira e hia tāra tō whakatau tata i te utu hoko?

Whakatau tatangia te taumaha o te pouaka.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga