Ch 15: Representing Numbers for Elementary School

About This Chapter

Enjoy a variety of resources you can use to help your student understand how to represent numbers. Review short lessons that explore fractional notation, bar notation and more, and test your student's comprehension with lesson quizzes.

Representing Numbers for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

If your student is having trouble understanding how to represent numbers, this chapter can help! Lessons take a close look at bar notation, base 10 blocks, fractional notation, the hexadecimal and other related concepts. Your student can benefit from clear definitions and examples designed to make understanding how to represent numbers simple. To reinforce and assess your student's knowledge of these concepts, utilize the multiple-choice quiz with each lesson and broader chapter exam.

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with representing numbers will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about how to represent numbers.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding base 10, fractional notation and other representing numbers topics
  • Students with learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning how to represent numbers
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about representing numbers
  • Students who struggle to understand their math teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra math resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover the representing numbers topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Review the lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Refer to the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about how to represent numbers.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands how to represent numbers by completing the Representing Numbers for Elementary School chapter exam.

11 Lessons in Chapter 15: Representing Numbers for Elementary School
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Bar Notation in Math? - Definition & Examples

1. What is Bar Notation in Math? - Definition & Examples

Some numbers with decimal points could go on forever. Bar notation is a way to show a repeating number and is much quicker than writing all those numbers over and over again!

What are Base 10 Blocks?

2. What are Base 10 Blocks?

Sometimes it can be hard to visualize what numbers look like. Base 10 blocks were created to help students see what numbers look like and understand their value. In this lesson, you will learn all about base 10 blocks and how they are used.

What is the Base Ten System?

3. What is the Base Ten System?

Base ten is used in our counting system and our monetary system. It is a helpful way to keep track of our money, as we can exchange pennies for dimes and dimes for dollars.

What is Fractional Notation? - Definition & Conversion

4. What is Fractional Notation? - Definition & Conversion

In this lesson, we will learn what fractional notation is and what it looks like. We will also learn how to convert mixed numbers to fractional notation.

What is a Hexadecimal? - Definition & Conversion

5. What is a Hexadecimal? - Definition & Conversion

We use a base-ten system to count and solve math problems. However, if you would like to program computers, you need to learn about hexadecimals, a number system based on sixteen.

Creating Graphs: Lesson for Kids

6. Creating Graphs: Lesson for Kids

Graphs are a great way to analyze and display data in an easy to read and understand manner. In this lesson, you will learn how to create three of the most commonly used graphs: bar graphs, pictographs, and circle graphs.

What is a Sector Graph?

7. What is a Sector Graph?

When you gather data and want to view the results, graphs are an extremely helpful tool in displaying the information in an easy to read and understand manner. In this lesson, you will learn what sector graphs are, how to create them, and how to compare data using them.

Stem-and-Leaf Plots with Decimals

8. Stem-and-Leaf Plots with Decimals

In this lesson, you'll learn about the parts of a stem-and-leaf plot with decimals and how to use them. You will also have a chance to practice reading and analyzing a sample stem-and-leaf plot with decimals.

How to Make a Stem-and-Leaf Plot

9. How to Make a Stem-and-Leaf Plot

In this lesson we make a stem-and-leaf plot to clearly display data distributions. In the examples, you will learn how to organize data and to use the stem-and-leaf plot to obtain answers to interesting questions.

3-Digit Stem-and-Leaf Plots

10. 3-Digit Stem-and-Leaf Plots

A stem-and-leaf plot sounds like a study on plants, right? It's actually a way to show information in an organized way. In this lesson, you'll learn how to identify and create a three-digit stem-and-leaf plot.

Back to Back Stem-and-Leaf Plots

11. Back to Back Stem-and-Leaf Plots

When you have a lot of data that is not organized, it can be very difficult to get any usable information from the data. This lesson shows you a graphical technique that allows you to easily organize and compare two sets of numbers.

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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