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Louisiana Math Standards - 6th Grade

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Number and Number Relations

1. Factor whole numbers into primes (Prime Numbers , Prime Factoring )
2. Determine common factors and common multiples for pairs of whole numbers (Greatest Common Factor , Factoring , Least Common Multiple )
3. Find the greatest common factor (GCF) and least common multiple (LCM) for whole numbers in the context of problem-solving (Greatest Common Factor , Least Common Multiple )
4. Recognize and compute equivalent representations of fractions and decimals (i.e., halves, thirds, fourths, fifths, eighths, tenths, hundredths) (Fractions to Decimals , Decimals To Fractions )
5. Decide which representation (i.e., fraction or decimal) of a positive number is appropriate in a real-life situation
6. Compare positive fractions, decimals, and positive and negative integers using symbols (i.e., <, =, >) and number lines (Order Decimals , Compare Mixed Values , Compare Mixed Values 2 , Fraction Comparison , Compare Decimals , Compare Integers )
7. Read and write numerals and words for decimals through ten-thousandths (Decimal Place Value )
8. Demonstrate the meaning of positive and negative numbers and their opposites in real-life situations (Compare Integers )
9. Add and subtract fractions and decimals in real-life situations (Fraction Addition , Fraction Subtraction , Decimal Addition , Decimal Subtraction )
10. Use and explain estimation strategies to predict computational results with positive fractions and decimals (Decimal Rounding , Money Addition , Money Subtraction )
11. Mentally multiply and divide by powers of 10 (e.g., 25/10 = 2.5; 12.56 x 100 = 1,256) (Multiply By Multiples Of 10 )
12. Divide 4-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers with the quotient written as a mixed number or a decimal (Long Division with Remainders , Small Decimal Division )
13. Use models and pictures to explain concepts or solve problems involving ratio, proportion, and percent with whole numbers (Percentage Pictures , Proportions 1 , Ratios )


14. Model and identify perfect squares up to 144 (Perfect Squares )
15. Match algebraic equations and expressions with verbal statements and vice versa (Phrases to Algebraic Expressions , Algebraic Sentences 2 , Algebraic Sentences )
16. Evaluate simple algebraic expressions using substitution (Variable Substitution )
17. Find solutions to 2-step equations with positive integer solutions (e.g., 3x - 5 = 13, 2x + 3x = 20) (Single Variable Equations , Single Variable Equations 2 )


18. Measure length and read linear measurements to the nearest sixteenth-inch and mm
19. Calculate perimeter and area of triangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids (Triangle Area , Parallelogram Area , Trapezoids )
20. Calculate, interpret, and compare rates such as $/lb., mpg, and mph (Unit Cost , Distance, Rate, and Time )
21. Demonstrate an intuitive sense of relative sizes of common units for length and area of familiar objects in real-life problems (e.g., estimate the area of a desktop in square feet, the average adult is between 1.5 and 2 meters tall)
22. Estimate perimeter and area of any 2-dimensional figure (regular and irregular) using standard units
23. Identify and select appropriate units to measure area


24. Use mathematical terms to describe the basic properties of 3-dimensional objects (edges, vertices, faces, base, etc.)
25. Relate polyhedra to their 2-dimensional shapes by drawing or sketching their faces
26. Apply concepts, properties, and relationships of points, lines, line segments, rays, diagonals, circles, and right, acute, and obtuse angles and triangles in real-life situations, including estimating sizes of angles (Circle Measurements , Triangle Angles , Parallel and Perpendicular Lines )
27. Make and test predictions regarding tessellations with geometric shapes
28. Use a rectangular grid and ordered pairs to plot simple shapes and find horizontal and vertical lengths and area (Perimeter and Area of Composite Figures , Ordered Pairs , Line Segments )

Data Analysis, Probability, and Discrete Math

29. Collect, organize, label, display, and interpret data in frequency tables, stem-and-leaf plots, and scatter plots and discuss patterns in the data verbally and in writing (Stem And Leaf Plots )
30. Describe and analyze trends and patterns observed in graphic displays
31. Demonstrate an understanding of precision, accuracy, and error in measurement
32. Calculate and discuss mean, median, mode, and range of a set of discrete data to solve real-life problems (Mean, Median, Mode )
33. Create and use Venn diagrams with two overlapping categories to solve counting logic problems
34. Use lists, tree diagrams, and tables to determine the possible combinations from two disjoint sets when choosing one item from each set
35. Illustrate and apply the concept of complementary events
36. Apply the meaning of equally likely and equally probable to real-life situations

Patterns, Relations, and Functions

37. Describe, complete, and apply a pattern of differences found in an input-output table (Function Tables , Function Tables 2 )
38. Describe patterns in sequences of arithmetic and geometric growth and now-next relationships (i.e., growth patterns where the next term is dependent on the present term) with numbers and figures (Patterns: Numbers )

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