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Ch 1: 5th Grade Math: Numbers & Number Sense

About This Chapter

5th grade students can work through this chapter at their own pace to study numbers and number sense. These convenient and fun math lessons break down important number definitions and help students practice solving a variety of number problems. They can be used as a tutoring solution, homework help resource or textbook supplement.

5th Grade Math: Numbers & Number Sense - Chapter Summary

This collection of short 5th grade math lessons cover different types of numbers in math. Young students can learn how to make sense of Greek and Roman numerals, math sets and number properties, as well as place values and expanded form. Students can submit questions to our expert math instructors and take the included self-assessment quizzes to make sure they fully understand the chapter's number concepts.

Chapter Topics

  • Reading and writing numbers up to nine digits long
  • Understanding place value up to hundred millions
  • Roman and Greek numerals
  • Expanded form
  • Math sets
  • Commutative, associative and distributive properties

7 Lessons in Chapter 1: 5th Grade Math: Numbers & Number Sense
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
How to Read & Write Numbers Up to Nine Digits: Lesson for Kids

1. How to Read & Write Numbers Up to Nine Digits: Lesson for Kids

Do you know how to read and write large numbers, like the population of the United States? Find out how in this lesson, which shows you how to use place value and periods to tackle big numbers.

Place Value Up to Hundred Millions: Lesson for Kids

2. Place Value Up to Hundred Millions: Lesson for Kids

Who wants to be a billionaire? Many people can't even imagine the size of the number 'a billion,' let alone have that much money! In this lesson, you are going to learn how to identify place value in numbers all the way up into the billions.

Interpreting Roman Numerals: Lesson for Kids

3. Interpreting Roman Numerals: Lesson for Kids

Numbers started out as practical tools that were designed for measuring quantity. Roman numerals are a system of writing numbers using simple subtraction and addition and they represent one of the first and most successful numerical systems.

Interpreting Greek Numerals: Lesson for Kids

4. Interpreting Greek Numerals: Lesson for Kids

Ancient Greek numerals came in two forms - alphabetic and acrophonic. In this lesson, you will learn about both. The acrophonic numerals led to the Roman numerals, and the alphabetic numerals were an early version of the same number system that we still use today!

What is Expanded Form in Math? - Definition & Examples

5. What is Expanded Form in Math? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we'll review place value and find out how it's useful when writing numbers in expanded form. We'll also look at a few examples of numbers written out in expanded form.

Sets in Math: Definition & Symbols

6. Sets in Math: Definition & Symbols

Do you like solving puzzles and gathering information? If so, then you are going to enjoy working with sets! As we learn all about sets, we'll look for things in common and sometimes things that are different. Lets get started!

Number Properties: Commutative, Associative & Distributive

7. Number Properties: Commutative, Associative & Distributive

We often find ourselves using real number properties when working on math problems. These properties come in a variety of forms, but in this lesson we'll focus on learning about the commutative, associative, and distributive properties.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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