Students must be able to solve for products of decimals to the hundredths. They must be able to do this in situations that involve money, and the solutions must be found using strategies based on a variety of mathematical ideas.
Sarah bought some meat at the market priced at $3.20 per pound. The meat weighed 4.4 pounds. How much did Sarah pay for the meat? Show the relationship to finding the product of 32 and 44.
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5.3 Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to develop and use strategies and methods for positive rational number computations in order to solve problems with efficiency and accuracy. The student is expected to: