Manipulates number sentences using the distributive property, associate property, and commutative property to make it easier to perform calculation with whole numbers (e.g., notices that 27 x 8 can be represented as [20 + 7] x 8 which equals [20 x 8] + [7 x 8]).
- Numbers and Operations
Understand the meaning of operations and how they relate to each other
- Operation Properties
Use associative, commutative, and distributive properties as they apply to operations involving whole numbers