Toggle Accessibility Tools
This site does not support Internet Explorer. Please use a modern browser such as: Chrome ,
Firefox , Safari (included with Mac OS) or Edge (included with Windows).
Home
Classroom Videos
Grade 6 Videos
Relating Fraction & Decimal Multiplication
Goals for CMP2 Relating Fraction & Decimal Multiplication, Problem 2-1
Goals for CMP2 Relating Fraction & Decimal Multiplication, Problem 2-1
Estimate the relative size of a decimal product prior to finding an exact answer
Develop place-value understanding of decimal multiplication
Solve problems that require decimal multiplication
Consider how finding a decimal part of and a fraction part of a quantity affects the relative size of a product
Use place value to reason about decimal multiplication
Explore the relationship between factors and products in decimal multiplication
Develop estimation strategies for finding decimal products
Use estimation as a strategy for locating the position of the decimal in finding exact decimal products
Generalize an approach to placing the decimal point into a product that involves counting and adding decimal places
Consider when various strategies are useful for finding decimal products
Understand what happens to place value and the position of the decimal when you multiply by powers of ten
Develop at least one efficient algorithm for multiplying decimals