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Decimal place-value knowledge, multiplication and division

Spine 2: Multiplication and Division – Topic 2.29

Introduction

Develop efficient calculation strategies, and connect knowledge of multiplying and dividing by 10/100/1,000 to understanding of place value, including application to conversion between metric units of measure.

Teaching points

  • Teaching point 1: To multiply a number by 10/100/1,000, move the digits one/two/three places to the left; to divide a number by 10/100/1,000, move the digits one/two/three places to the right.
     
  • Teaching point 2: Measures can be converted from one unit to another using knowledge of multiplication and division by 10/100/1,000.

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