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Place Value in Different Bases


This activity lets students visualize place value in different bases, so as to better understand the base 10 place value relationships of our number system. 

Grade 4
Task Type: 
Big Idea: 
Grade 4: Development of computational fluency and multiplicative thinking requires analysis of patterns and relations in multiplication and division.
place value: * 1000s, 100s, 10s, and 1s * understanding the relationship between digit places and their value, to 10 000
Curricular Competency: 
Reasoning and analyzing: Use reasoning to explore and make connections
Reasoning and analyzing: Use technology to explore mathematics
Understanding and solving: Develop, demonstrate, and apply mathematical understanding through play, inquiry, and problem solving
Understanding and solving: Visualize to explore mathematical concepts
Communicating and representing: Use mathematical vocabulary and language to contribute to mathematical discussions

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