May 7th

7th May 2021

Recap Decimals

  • Describe the value of the digits in this number: 12.73
  • Partition this number in at least 3 different ways using a part-whole model: 1.92 
  • Write 7/10 as a decimal.
  • Write 2/10 as a decimal.
  • Write 5/10 as a decimal. 


  • Write a decimal. Describe your decimal to a friend, can they correctly write your number? 


  • One ten, two ones, seven tenths, three hundredths 
  • Various answers. Example answers: 1, 0.9, 0.02; 1, 0.8, 0.12; 1, 0.7, 0.22
  • 0.7
  • 0.2
  • 0.5

Challenge Answer

Answers will vary depending on the choice of decimal.