MAP 3rd Grade Math : Numbers and Operations

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for MAP 3rd Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Numbers And Operations

What is  rounded to the nearest hundred? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

When we round a number to the hundreds place we look to our tens place to tell us if we round up or down. If the number in our tens place is  or greater, we round up. If the number in the tens place is  or less, we round down. When we round up, the number in the hundreds place increases by  and all the other numbers become . When we round down, the number in the hundreds place stays the same and all the other numbers become .

In this case,  is equal to  so our rounded number is 

Example Question #2 : Numbers And Operations

What fraction is equivalent to 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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The two lines above are the same length. The top line is split into  pieces and the bottom line is split into  pieces.

  and  are equivalent because they occupy the same position on the number line. 

Example Question #3 : Numbers And Operations

Fill in the blank with the correct symbol. 

 __________ 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We can create a fraction model to help us solve the problem. The fraction models below show  and 

 is greater than , or  is less than , because more of the  model is filled in.               

                

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