Updated: Nov 3
This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS 6.3B:
determine, with and without computation, whether a quantity is increased or decreased when multiplied by a fraction, including values greater than or less than one
Multiplying by a number does not always result in a larger product. Sometimes, the answer actually gets smaller!
Between 2016 and 2023, this supporting standard has been tested 3 times on the STAAR test. Videos explaining the problems 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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