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Relating decimals and money

Relating decimals and money

Author: Michelle Richey

The students will be able to write a money amount as a decimal, use the correct words to say and write the decimal number, and create a model to show the decimal amount using base 10 blocks.

With several coins on the table, I work through the steps of

  • finding the money amount shown
  • removing the dollar sign to make it a decimal number
  • using the correct words to name the decimal amount
  • creating a model to represent the decimal


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Relating decimals to money

Source: Michelle Richey via Educreations