# Decimals

Here are the learning objectives for decimals from 3rd class to 6th class. 3rd class is when the young student first encounters decimals.

3rd class:

•  identify tenths and express in decimal form
•  order decimals on the number line
•  solve problems involving decimals

4th Class:

•  add and subtract whole numbers and decimals up to two places
•  express tenths and hundredths as fractions and decimals
•  identify place value of whole numbers and decimals to two places and write in expanded form
•  order decimals on the number line
•  multiply and divide a decimal number up to two places by a single-digit whole number
•  solve problems involving decimals.

5th Class:

• develop an understanding of simple percentages and relate them to fractions and decimals
•  compare and order fractions and decimals
•  solve problems involving operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals and simple percentages

6th Class:

•  use percentages and relate them to fractions and decimals