Instructional Activity# Example 3: Mental Math and the Division Algorithm

Lesson 15. Unit 2. Grade 6 EngageNY

EngageNY5 min(s)

This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 15, Unit 2, Grade 6. Students use mental math and their knowledge of dividing multi-digit numbers to solve for quotients of multi-digit decimals. Students understand the mathematical concept of decimal placement in the divisor and the dividend and its connection to multiplying by powers of 10. Students have utilized mental math techniques in previous grade levels.