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Access Point #: MAFS.5.NBT.2.AP.7a

Solve one-step problems using decimals.
  • Concrete: 
    • Show what happens to set when multiplied by 1(1x) or some other whole number (2x). 
      • Example: I have three chips; which is one set of chips…Now show me two sets of three chips. … Which is more? 
    • Use whole numbers
  • Representation
    • Select a pictorial representation that matches the multiplication problem.
    • Recognize when a number is multiplied by a fraction or decimal, the product will decrease. 
    • Recognize when a number is multiplied by a number greater than one, the product will increase.
    • Vocabulary and symbols: =, x, >, <, proportion, product, multiplier, factor. 
Number: MAFS.5.NBT.2.AP.7a
Category: Access Point
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14
Cluster: Perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers and with decimals to hundredths. : Major Cluster

Don’t … Sort clusters from Major to Supporting, and then teach them in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.