Grade 5 Math (WCPSS): Add and Subtract Decimals with Base Ten Blocks

Video, Math, Grade 5, Elementary,

The WCPSS Math Department produced this video to support teachers as they teach the unit Adding and Subtracting Decimals in the grade 5 math curriculum.

This video focuses on adding decimals.  The addition used to solve a sample example is modeled in 2 ways.  Base ten blocks are used to visually represent the decimals being added.  The trading of the base ten blocks is clearly demonstrated and explained.  The other example for solving addition of decimals is using base ten grids.

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