A 20-slide editable PowerPoint to use when introducing decimal numbers to your students.
Decimals can be a challenging concept for students to grasp.
This PowerPoint presentation has been designed to teach your students about decimal numbers, specifically tenths and hundredths.
It covers the following content:
- an overview of how and why decimal numbers are used in everyday life
- an explanation of decimal numbers and decimal place value
- an explanation of how to write tenths and hundredths as decimals
- examples to demonstrate each concept
- review questions for students to practice.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Recognize that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place to its right. For example, recognize that 700 ÷ 70 = 10 by applying concepts of place value and division.
Use decimal notation for fractions with denominators 10 or 100. For example, rewrite 0.62 as 62/100; describe a length as 0.62 meters; locate 0.62 on a number line diagram.
Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.
Read and write decimals to thousandths using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form, e.g., 347.392 = 3 × 100 + 4 × 10 + 7 × 1 + 3 × (1/10) + 9 × (1/100) + 2 × (1/1000).
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Fix by Royce (Teach Starter) May 6th, 2019
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