Access Point #: MAFS.6.RP.1.AP.3bArchived Access Point

Solve unit rate problems involving unit pricing using whole numbers.

Essential Understandings


  • Select a representation (pictorial or models) of a given ratio.
  • Use a table with visuals or objects to represent the rate.

    Table showing 2 inches of rain/snow recorded for Day 1
  • Divide whole numbers using manipulatives.
  • Multiply decimals.
  • Locate relevant information within a word problem.
  • Make sense of a word problem.
  • Correctly solve multiplication problems with decimals.
  • Correctly solve division problems with decimals.
  • Understand the following concepts and vocabulary: ratio, rate.
General Information
Number: MAFS.6.RP.1.AP.3b
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14
Cluster: Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems. (Major Cluster)

Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught 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.

Related Standards

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Related Courses

This access point is part of these courses.
1205010: M/J Grade 6 Mathematics
1205020: M/J Accelerated Mathematics Grade 6
1205500: Explorations in Mathematics 1
1204000: M/J Foundational Skills in Mathematics 6-8
7812015: Access M/J Grade 6 Mathematics
7912110: Fundamental Explorations in Mathematics 1

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