Free math video lessons for 6th grade

This is a collection of free math videos for 6th grade, showing varied exercises for each topic. They match Math Mammoth Grade 6 curriculum but will also work no matter which curriculum you follow (in other words, the videos don't rely on you having Math Mammoth curriculum).

These videos are usable for students, teachers, and parents. You can use them...

  • To learn these topics yourself (if you're a student for example, or an adult needing a refresher)
  • As lesson plans for teaching these topics. Often, one video from below can be made into several lessons with students.

Please choose a topic from the list.

Chapter 1

Place value up to trillions


Lessons in problem solving

Chapter 2: Introduction to algebra

Expressions, Part 1 – What are expressions and how to evaluate them

Terminology for the four operations and writing algebraic expressions from words

Words and Expressions – write expressions from word phrases

Writing and simplifying expressions 1: length and perimeter

Writing and simplifying expressions 2: area

Multiplying and Dividing in Parts

The distributive property

The distributive property continued: factoring linear expressions

Equations (an introduction)


Using two variables – an introduction to equations with two variables

Chapter 3: Decimals

Decimal place value: millionths

Comparing decimals

Add & subtract decimals

Multiplying decimals by decimals: the shortcut

Long division with decimals, plus fractions to decimals

Fractions and decimals – how to convert fractions to decimals

Divide decimals by decimals

Convert metric measuring units

Convert customary measuring units

Convert between customary and metric units of measurement

Fractions and decimals word problem: unit prices

Chapter 4: Ratios

Unit rates

Word problems involving unit rates

Equivalent rates — using equivalent rates to solve problems, and also graphing them (2 videos)

Ratio problems and bar models (two videos)

Aspect ratio

Using ratios to convert measurement units

Chapter 5: Percent


What percentage / How many percent...?

Percentage of a number with mental math

Percent of a number using decimals

How to calculate discounts

Chapter 6: Number theory

The sieve of Eratosthenes (for finding primes)

Prime factorization

The greatest common factor

The least common multiple

How to use factoring to simplify fractions, and how to cross cancel

Chapter 7: Fractions

Adding and subtracting mixed numbers

Multiplying mixed numbers

Simplifying before multiplying

How to divide fractions & reciprocal numbers

Reciprocal numbers and the shortcut for fraction division

Fraction division: concept and applications

Problem solving: four word problems involving fractions

Chapter 8: Integers

Integers – introduction

How to plot points on the coordinate grid

The coordinate grid: word problems & applications

Addition and subtraction as movements (on the number line)

Subtracting a negative integer: three models

Graphing: how to graph linear patterns in the coordinate grid

Chapter 9: Geometry

Quadrilaterals — a video from 5th grade; you can use it as a review of quadrilaterals

Area of parallelograms

Area of right triangles

Area of triangles

Find the area of a triangle by drawing and measuring the altitude

Area of polygons

Surface area

Converting between units of area

Volume of rectangular prism with fractional edge length

Chapter 10: Statistics

Understanding statistical variability and distributions

Using mean, median, and mode

Range and Interquartile Range

Mean Absolute Deviation

Making histograms


Stem-and-leaf plots