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4 Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems.
4.M.4.OA.1 interpret a multiplication equation as a comparison, e.g., interpret 35 = 5 × 7 as a statement that 35 is 5 times as many as 7 and 7 times as many as 5 and represent verbal statements of multiplicative comparisons as multiplication equations.
4.M.4.OA.2 Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.
4.M.4.OA.3 solve multi-step word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted, represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity and assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.
4.M.4.OA.4 find all factor pairs for a whole number in the range 1-100, recognize that a whole number is a multiple of each of its factors, determine whether a given whole number in the range 1-100 is a multiple of a given one-digit number and determine whether a given whole number in the range 1-100 is prime or composite.
4.M.4.NBT.2 read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names and expanded form and compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, = and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.
4.M.4.NBT.5 multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations and illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays and/or area models.
4.M.4.NBT.6 find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations and/or the relationship between multiplication and division and illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays and/or area models.
4 Extend understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering.
4.M.4.NF.1 explain why a fraction a/b is equivalent to a fraction (n × a)/(n × b) by using visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size and use this principle to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.
4.M.4.NF.2 compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as ½, recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole and record the results of comparisons with symbols >, = or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.
4.M.4.NF.3.b decompose a fraction into a sum of fractions with the same denominator in more than one way, recording each decomposition by an equation and justify decompositions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.
4.M.4.NF.3.c Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction.
4.M.4.NF.3.d Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole and having like denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.
4.M.4.NF.7 compare two decimals to hundredths by reasoning about their size, recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two decimals refer to the same whole and record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, = or < and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual model.
4 Solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements from a larger unit to a smaller unit.
4.M.4.MD.1 know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec, within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit, record measurement equivalents in a two column table.
4.M.4.MD.2 use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects and money, including problems involving simple fractions or decimals and problems that require expressing measurements given in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit and represent measurement quantities using diagrams such as number line diagrams that feature a measurement scale.
4.M.4.MD.4 make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8) and solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions by using information presented in line plots.
4 Geometric measurement: understand concepts of angle and measure angles.
4.M.4.MD.5 Recognize angles as geometric shapes that are formed wherever two rays share a common endpoint, and understand concepts of angle measurement:
4.M.4.MD.5.a an angle is measured with reference to a circle with its center at the common endpoint of the rays, by considering the fraction of the circular arc between the points where the two rays intersect the circle and an angle that turns through 1/360 of a circle is called a "one-degree angle," and can be used to measure angles,
4.M.4.MD.7 recognize angle measure as additive, when an angle is decomposed into non-overlapping parts, the angle measure of the whole is the sum of the angle measures of the parts and solve addition and subtraction problems to find unknown angles on a diagram in real-world and mathematical problems, e.g., by using an equation with a symbol for the unknown angle measure.
4.M.4.G.2 classify two-dimensional figures based on the presence or absence of parallel or perpendicular lines or the presence or absence of angles of a specified size, recognize right triangles as a category and identify right triangles.
4.M.4.G.3 recognize a line of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure as a line across the figure such that the figure can be folded along the line into matching parts, identify line-symmetric figures and draw lines of symmetry.