Access Point #: MAFS.4.MD.1.AP.2aArchived Access Point

Solve word problems involving distance using line plots.

Essential Understandings


  • Use manipulatives to model word problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division.
  • Compare data sets on a line plot to solve word problems.
  • Understand the following concepts, symbols, and vocabulary: line plots; addition, +; subtraction, −; multiplication, ×; and division, ÷.
General Information
Number: MAFS.4.MD.1.AP.2a
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14
Cluster: Solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements from a larger unit to a smaller unit. (Supporting 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.

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Related Courses

This access point is part of these courses.
5012060: Mathematics - Grade Four
7712050: Access Mathematics Grade 4
5020110: STEM Lab Grade 4
5012065: Grade 4 Accelerated Mathematics
5012015: Foundational Skills in Mathematics 3-5

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