Metric Measurements and Decimal Numbers

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Examples, solutions and videos to help Grade 4 students learn how to use metric measurement and area models to represent tenths as fractions greater than 1 and decimal numbers.

Topic A: Exploration of Tenths

Common Core Standards: 4.NF.6, 4.NBT.1, 4.MD.1

NYS Common Core Grade 4, Module 6, Lesson 2

Lesson 2 Concept Development

Problem 1: Draw line segments of given lengths, and express each segment as a mixed number and a decimal.

Problem 2: Use the area model to represent tenths as fractions greater than 1 and as decimal numbers.

Activity: Decompose 1 meter, representing tenths in fraction form and decimal form.

Write the following in decimal form. Then, model and rename the number as shown below.
a. 2 ones and 6 tenths = __________
c. 3 4/10 = __________

Lesson 2 Problem Set

1. For each length given below, draw a line segment to match. Express each measurement as an equivalent mixed number.
a. 2.6 cm
b. 3.4 cm
c. 3.7 cm
d. 4.2 cm
e. 2.5 cm

2. Write the following in decimal form. Then, model and rename the number as shown below.
a. 2 ones and 6 tenths =
b. 4 ones and 2 tenths =
c. 3 4/10 = __________
d. 2 5/10 = __________
e. 37/10 = __________
Lesson 2 Homework

1. For each length given below, draw a line segment to match. Express each measurement as an equivalent mixed number.
a. 2.6 cm
b. 3.5 cm
c. 1.7 cm
d. 4.3 cm
e. 2.2 cm

2. Write the following in decimal form. Then, model and rename the number as shown below.
a. 2 ones and 6 tenths = __________
b. 3 ones and 8 tenths = __________
c. 4 1/10 = __________
d. 1 4/10 = __________
e. 33/10 = __________

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