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4th Grade Skills in Math

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The 4th Grade Skills below are based on the Common Core Standards For Mathematics. You can find out more about the Common Core Standards here.

You will also find a listing of related math resources (worksheets, charts, etc) here.

Note: Math standards and curricula can vary by location or school. Check with your child’s school to determine what 4th grade math skills are expected in your location.

 

Operations & Algebraic Thinking

 

Understanding that a multiplication equation can be seen as comparing two numbers. e.g. 48 = 6 x 8 is the same as saying 48 is 6 times as many as 8.

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Solving multiplication and division word problems.

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Using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division and solving multi-step word problems and to do so using letters within equations to represent unknowns. (including problems with remainders)

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Finding factors and multiples with numbers up to 100 and identifying numbers as being prime or composite.

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Generating and extending number patterns according to rules. e.g. Starting at 5 add 4: 5 , 9 , 13 , 17 , 21 , ... (including also non-numeric patterns. e.g. shape patterns)

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Number & Operations in Base Ten

 

Understanding place value and knowing that each place represents 10 times that of the place to the right and using this knowledge to determine that 900 ÷ 90 = 10.

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Writing multi-digit whole numbers including the use of number names, and the expanded form and comparing these numbers by examining the ones, tens, hundreds, thousands and so on places and correctly using the greater than, less than, and equal signs.

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Rounding multi-digit whole numbers (i.e. larger numbers) to any place.

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Adding and subtracting multi-digit numbers.

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Multiplying whole numbers: up to 4-digit x 1-digit and 2-digit x 2-digit. e.g. 4376 x 3 and 36 x 23

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Dividing whole numbers: up to 4-digit ÷ 1-digit e.g. 4567 ÷ 4 (with remainders if required)

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limited to whole numbers up to 1,000,000.

 

Number & Operations—Fractions

 

Recognizing and calculating equivalent fractions.

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Comparing fractions including the use of common denominators to do so.

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Adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers with the same denominators. View Related Worksheets and Resources (20 No.)

Multiplying fractions by whole numbers and solving word problems by doing so.

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Adding fractions of denominators of 10 to fractions of denominator 100 by generating equivalent fractions of denominator 100.
e.g. 7/10 + 17/100 = 70/100 + 17/ 100 = 87/100

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Writing decimal fractions based on common fractions of denominators 10 and 100 and placing these on a number line. e.g. writing 0.7 as 7/10 and writing 53/100 as 0.53.

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Comparing decimals up to two decimal places.
e.g. 0.45 > 0.37 , 0.7 < 0.98 , 0.4 = 0.40

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limited to fractions with denominators 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 100.

 

Measurement & Data

 

Converting from large units of measurement to smaller ones. e.g. from feet to inches, kilometers to meters, meters to centimeters (other units include kilograms, grams, pounds, ounces, liters, milliliters, hours, minutes, and seconds)

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Solving word problems using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division or whole numbers, decimals, and simple fractions including do so to converting from larger to smaller units of measurement. (including with time, distance, mass, money, and liquid volume)

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Calculating area, perimeter and/ or "missing" dimensions of rectangular shapes.

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Displaying measurement data, including with fractions, by creating and interpreting line plots.

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Understanding the measurement of angles including the 360 degrees of one complete rotation.

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Using a protractor to measure and illustrate angles to the nearest degree.

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Using adding and subtracting to find unknown angles on diagrams using letters of symbols in equations to represent the unknown when necessary.

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Geometry

 

Identify and draw lines (including perpendicular and parallel ones), line segments, rays, and angles.

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Categorize 2-D shapes based on their attributes e.g. having parallel and/ or perpendicular lines, having right angles. etc.

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Identify and draw lines of symmetry on 2-D figures.

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