4.5 Multiplicative Comparison and Measurement

Unit Goals

  • Students interpret, represent, and solve multiplicative comparison problems using an understanding of the relationship between multiplication and division. They use this thinking to convert units of measure within a given system from larger to smaller units.

Section A Goals

  • Analyze, describe, and represent multiplicative comparison situations.
  • Solve one-step and two-step problems involving multiplicative comparison.

Section B Goals

  • Convert from larger units to smaller units within a given system of measurement.
  • Solve multi-step problems involving multiplicative comparison and measurement.
  • Understand the relative sizes of kilometers, meters and centimeters, liters and milliliters, kilograms and grams, and pounds and ounces.

Section C Goals

  • Solve multi-step problems involving multiplicative comparison and measurement.
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