Conceptualizing decimals and place value

6 videos
3 skills
Those crazy decimals. Do they confuse you? We're here to make sense of them and really get you to think about what the different digits represent and how they relate to each other. Common Core Standards: 5.NBT.A.1, 5.NBT.A.3, 5.NBT.A.3a

Decimals: expanding out place value

VIDEO 2:53 minutes
Let's expand a decimal out and really try to understand what it represents.

Decimals: writing it out in words

VIDEO 3:31 minutes
By writing out a decimal in words, you're forced to really show your understanding of it. Give it a try!

Decimals: writing it out in words 2

VIDEO 3:22 minutes
Here's another example involving writing out a decimal in words. Great practice.

Decimals: writing it out as a number

VIDEO 2:46 minutes
Take your time and remember your order of operations as you translate this into a decimal number.

Writing and interpreting decimals

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Read and write decimals to thousandths using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.

Decimals: comparing place values

VIDEO 5:40 minutes
We're having a blast with decimals! Check this one: we're comparing place values. This will blow your mind.

Comparing decimal place value

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Compare two numbers to thousandths based on meanings of the digits in each place.

Decimals: choosing a number to represent place value

VIDEO 1:07 minutes
Let's decide the number of each place value to make the given decimal. We can do it together!

Money and decimal place value intuition

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Select how many hundreds, tens, ones, tenths, hundredths, and thousandths make up a number.