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Decimals: multiplying and dividing decimal numbers
This guide provides a sequence of small steps for deepening understanding of decimal numbers, from understanding thousandths and numbers to three decimal places, to multiplying and dividing decimals by integers, and converting between fractions and decimals.
|Year level(s)||Year 5, Year 6|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Questioning, Explicit teaching|
|Keywords||partition, integers, reasoning, problem-solving, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Number, Build understanding|
|Topics||Decimals, Fractions, Multiplication and division|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA104 Recognise that the place value system can be extended beyond hundredths
ACMNA129 Multiply decimals by whole numbers and perform divisions by non-zero whole numbers where the results are terminating decimals, with and without digital technologies
ACMNA130 Multiply and divide decimals by powers of 10
|National numeracy learning progression||
Operating with decimals
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