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Explore all things decimal in this thorough series of introduction activities. Including scripting for the teacher and detailed descriptions and examples, the plan begins by reviewing the basics of place value and writing fractions as decimals, works through rounding, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing numbers with decimals, and culminates in word problems and linear equations involving decimals.
Once young mathematicians understand how easy it is to multiply and divide by 10, they'll be hooked! They complete four sections of 12 problems each, all involving this skill. First, scholars find the product of various whole numbers multiplied by 10. Next, they divide numbers by 10, all of which require decimals. The next two sections have missing factors and missing dividends. There are two examples to get them started, and you may consider modelling one from each section before kids do this on their own.
Middle schoolers identify proper, improper fractions, and mixed numbers. They reduce fractions to their lowest terms. They add and subtract fractions with different denominators, and multiply and divide fractions, as well as decimal numbers and percents. This seven-page worksheet contains 28 problems with examples and detailed instructions.
Seventh and eigth graders study the techniques used to multiply and divide fractions, decimals, percents, and other number forms. They define the number forms before working with them in a guided practice exercise. Pupils complete the lesson plan by completing independent student practice.
When you multiply a number by a 10 or 100, you simply move the decimal over by one or two spaces. Teach this trick to your class with this well-organized and straightforward resource. The concept is shown through several examples and then practiced. Learners will multiply and divide decimals by 10 and 100.