Explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point when a decimal is multiplied or divided by a power of 10.
Number Sense, Properties, and Operations
- Understand the structure and properties of our number system. At their most basic level numbers are abstract symbols that represent real-world quantities
The decimal number system describes place value patterns and relationships that are repeated in large and small numbers and forms the foundation for efficient algorithms
Explain that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.