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Multiply Decimals using Estimation

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Examples, solutions, videos and lessons to help Grade 5 students learn how to multiply a decimal fraction by single-digit whole numbers, including using estimation to confirm the placement of the decimal point.

New York State Common Core Math Module 1, Grade 5, Lesson 12

Grade 5 Module 1 Lesson 12 Concept Development

Problems 1 - 3
31 x 4 =
3.1 x 4 =
0.31 x 4 =
Problem 10:
0.733 x 4 =
Grade 5 Module 1 Lesson 12 Exit Ticket
Multiply a decimal fraction by a single digit whole numbers

1. Use estimation to choose the correct value for each expression.
a. 5.1 x 2 0.102 1.02 10.2 102
b. 4 x 8.93 3.572 35.72 357.2 3572

Lesson 12 Homework

1. Choose the reasonable product for each expression. Explain your thinking in the spaces below using words, pictures, and numbers.
a. 2.1 x 3
0.63, 6.3, 63, 630
2. Yi Ting weighs 8.3 kg. Her older brother is 4 times as heavy as her. How much does her older brother’s weight in kg?
This video demonstrates the use of an area model, place value chart, and a tape diagram. Lesson 12 Homework

3. Tim is painting his storage shed. He buys 4 gallons of white paint and 3 gallons of blue paint. If each gallon of white paint costs $15.72 and each gallon of blue paints is $21.87, how much will Tim spend in all on paint?

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