Students play a trading game using Base 10 blocks that incorporates decimal place value. Then they each receive a paper with a decimal number on it and must arrange themselves in a line from least to greatest.
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One-Step Equations—Addition and Subtraction
Just one step is all you need to find success in solving equations. The 27th installment in a series of 36 teaches how to solve one-step equations involving addition and subtraction. Tape diagrams help future mathematicians in this task.
6th Math CCSS: Designed
How Many Containers in One Cup / Cups in One Container?
The object is to model fraction division by asking “How many are in one group?” It is a difficult concept to understand, but developing the model that shows one cup to a certain amount of container or one container to a certain amount of...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Micro-Geography of the Number Line
Young mathematicians dive into the number line to discover decimals and how the numbers infinitely get smaller in between. They click the zoom button a few times and learn that the number line doesn't just stop at integers. Includes a...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
One-Step Inequality involving addition
Practice problems are great ways to engage your charges with a new concept. Sal solves for x + 8 less than or equal to 6 and then graphs the solution. First, he subtracts 8 from both sides, and then he subtracts 6. Next, he draws a...
2 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Writing a Number in Expanded Form
Understanding place value is a basic mathematics skill. This Khan Academy video shows students how to write the number 14,897 in the expanded form. He explains that the 7 in the ones place is the same as 7x1, the 9 in the tens place is...
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Changing a Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction
The method of converting a mixed number to an improper fraction is fully explained in this video. Sal completely details how and why one is able to convert a mixed number. He uses multiple colors and drawings to demonstrate the...
7 mins 5th - 7th Math
Representing a Number as a Decimal, Percent, and Fraction, Part 2
There are two Khan Academy videos on representing numbers as decimals, percents, and fractions. This one shows students how to represent a fraction as a decimal and a percent. Sal demonstrates the process used to convert the fraction 7/8...
5 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable