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- Multiply a whole number by a decimal
- Divide decimals by whole numbers
- MA.6.A.1.2
- MA.6.A.1.3
- Student recording sheet
- Paper and pencil
- Calculator
- Individual or small group
- Does the student correctly
divide to find the number of gallons needed for the car of his or her
choice?
- Does the student correctly
multiply to find the cost of gasoline for the car?
- Can the student clearly explain his or her answers?
2. What is the cost of driving
the car from St. Louis to Atlanta?
3. Write an explanation of how you found your answers. |

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