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  • Create an area model that represents 2.2 x 1.4. Explain your thinking and your solution.

Area Model with Multiplication


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


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