MAP 5th Grade Math : Numbers and Operations

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for MAP 5th Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Numbers And Operations

Round  to the nearest tenth.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

When we round a number to the nearest tenth we look to the hundredths place to tell us if we round up or down.

If the number in our hundredths place is  or greater, we round up. If the number in the hundredths place is  or less, we round down. When we round up, the number in the hundredths place increases by  and all the other numbers to the right become . When we round down, the number in the hundredths place stays the same and all the other numbers to the right become .

In this case,  is less than  so our rounded number is  or 

Example Question #2 : Numbers And Operations

Fill in the blank with the correct sign. 

 __________ 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

 __________ 

When we multiply a fraction by a whole number, we first want to make the whole number into a fraction. We do that by putting the whole number over  Then we multiply like normal. 

 __________ 

Example Question #3 : Numbers And Operations

What is  in expanded form? 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

When we write a number in expanded form, we multiply each digit by its place value. 

 is in the ones place, so we multiply by 

 is in the tenths place, so we multiply by 

 is in the hundredths place, so we multiply by .

Then we add the products together. 

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