Calculators, Patterns, and Multiplying By Decimals
Using calculators, students will gain familiarity with the patterns that occur when multiplying by decimals. They’ll note these patterns and use them to make predictions before checking with their calculator.
This lesson includes 3 videos for students to work through independently.
Before teaching students the procedure for multiplying with decimals, how much can they intuitively glean from a structured play session with calculators?