# Place Value Day 5 (2015)

```Place Value
Day 5
GOAL
• Use exponents to denote powers of 10 with
application to metric conversions.
Agenda
• Number Talk
• Morning Work Review
• Introduce Metric Sysem
• Problem Set
Number Talk
Remember, I want everyone to work on the
Morning Work Review
• 1,000 = 10? = ________________
• 100 X 100 = 10? = ____________
• 3 X 102 = ___________
• 2.16 X 104 = __________
• 800 &divide; 102 = __________
• 754.2 &divide; 103 = ___________
• Private Think Time : Think to yourself about the
problem. What is the task wanting you to do? I will be
coming around to ask you questions.
• Small Group: You will discuss the task amongst your
group. Everyone needs to share their thoughts.
some people to explain their solution paths and how
they solved the problem, be ready!
Metric Conversions: Copy in your journal
• K – Kilo
.001
• H – Hecto .01
• D – Deka
.1
• U – Unit
1
• D – Deci
10
• C – Centi 100
• M – Milli 1,000
Convert 2 meters to centimeters and
millimeters
• Let’s look at the chart we just copied in our journal.
• Where would the meters be on the chart?
• How can we get to centimeters?
• Now, how can we get to millimeters?
Convert 1.37 Meters to Centimeters and
Millimeters
A cat weighs 4.5 kilograms. Convert its
weight to grams.
A dog weighs 6700 grams. Convert its
weight to kilograms.
Problem Set
• You are to complete numbers 1 and 2 ONLY.
• I will be calling groups back to my table to work with me.
Please do not come up to me! Use the colored cups we used on
Thursday and Friday last week if you need to ask a question.
• Your name needs to be on this assignment. If you turn it in
without your name I will throw it away and you’ll re-do it.
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