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National Math Standards

NM-NUM: Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems.

  • Work flexibly with fractions, decimals, and percentages to solve problems.

  • Understand and use ratios and proportions to represent quantitative relationships.

NM-NUM: Understand meanings of operations and how they relate to one another.

  • Understand the meaning and effects of arithmetic operations with fractions, decimals, and integers.

NM: Algebra Standard

  • Understand patterns, relations, and functions.

  • Represent, analyze, and generalize a variety of patterns with tables, graphs, words, and, when possible, symbolic rules.

  • Relate and compare different forms of representation for a relationship.

  • Use mathematical models to represent and understand quantitative relationships.

  • Model and solve contextualized problems, using various representations, such as graphs, tables, and equations.

NM: Geometry Standard

  • Analyze characteristics and properties of two- and three-dimensional geometric shapes and develop mathematical arguments about geometric relationships.

  • Precisely describe, classify, and understand relationships among types of two- and three-dimensional objects using their defining properties.

  • Understand relationships among the angles, side lengths, perimeters, areas, and volumes of similar objects.

NM-MEA: Understand measurable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and processes of measurement.

  • Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements.

  • Select and apply techniques and tools to accurately find length, area, volume, and angle measures to appropriate levels of precision.

NM: Data Analysis and Probability Standard

  • Select, create, and use appropriate graphical representations of data, including histograms, box plots, and scatterplots.

  • Select and use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data.

  • Find, use, and interpret measures of center and spread, including mean and interquartile range.

  • Discuss and understand the correspondence between data sets and their graphical representations, especially histograms, stem-and-leaf plots, box plots, and scatterplots.

  • Develop and evaluate inferences and predictions that are based on data.

NM: Problem-Solving Standard

  • Build new mathematical knowledge through problem solving.

  • Solve problems that arise in mathematics and in other contexts.

  • Apply and adapt a variety of appropriate strategies to solve problems.

NM: Communication Standard

  • Organize and consolidate their mathematical thinking through communication.

  • Communicate their mathematical thinking coherently and clearly to peers, teachers, and others.

NM: Connections Standard

  • Recognize and use connections among mathematical ideas.

  • Understand how mathematical ideas interconnect and build on one another to produce a coherent whole.

  • Recognize and apply mathematics in contexts outside of mathematics.

NM: Representation Standard

  • Create and use representations to organize, record, and communicate mathematical ideas.

  • Select, apply, and translate among mathematical representations to solve problems.

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