5th Grade Math - Decimal Multiplication with Area Models

Updated: Oct 28, 2021

This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS 5.3D:

represent multiplication of decimals with products to the hundredths using objects and pictorial models, including area models
 

Instruction

Though students learn to multiply decimals without representations in fifth grade, understanding area models helps them visualize why multiplying by a decimal can result in a product smaller than the factors.

 

STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2021, this supporting standard has been tested 3 times on the STAAR test. Videos explaining each problem can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over these questions, click here. The videos below are linked to the questions in the quiz as answer explanations after the quiz is submitted.

 

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