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6th grade (U.S.)

By the 6th grade, you're starting to become a sophisticated mathemagician. You'll be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide any non-negative numbers (including decimals and fractions) that any grumpy ogre throws at you. Mind-blowing ideas like exponents (you saw these briefly in the 5th grade), ratios, percents, negative numbers, and variable expressions will start being in your comfort zone. Most importantly, the algebraic side of mathematics is a whole new kind of fun! And if that is not enough, we are going to continue with our understanding of ideas like the coordinate plane (from 5th grade) and area while beginning to derive meaning from data! (Content was selected for this grade level based on a typical curriculum in the United States.)
Community Questions

Coordinate plane

We first explored the coordinate plane in the 5th grade. But that was only dealing with positive coordinate. Now, however, we know all about negative numbers so why not have negative coordinates as well! Common Core Standards: 6.NS.C.6, 6.NS.C.6b, 6.NS.C.6c, 6.NS.C.8

Polygons in the coordinate plane

We've learned about polygons and have explored all four quadrants of the coordinate plane. Now, let's combine those skills to draw, measure, and solve problems with polygons in the coordinate plane. Common Core Standards: CC.6.G.A.3