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# States by the Numbers workbooks - Make It Real Learning

There is a book for each
state of the US.
Each book has 38 pages
(80 activities)

Free Sample (PDF):
North Dakota

Bundle of 50 workbooks \$19.99
(\$0.40 per state)

Please note: At this time, MathMammoth.com is not offering the individual workbooks in this series.

# Introduction

States by the Numbers is a series of workbooks where the problems in each workbook are based on data from the Census Bureau's 2008 Statistical Abstract of the United States.

These workbooks offer a real-data math adventure across the United States! You can use the workbook for your state along with other resources as a unit study about your own state, or your other favorite states. Meanwhile the students will also learn and practice place values, rounding, estimation, fractions and percentages.

There are 50 workbooks in the series — one for each state. Each workbook includes basic instruction and 80 practice problems. The problems can be used on grades 3-7; probably the best fit is for grades 4-6.

Additionally, the “What's the big idea?” pages give learners the opportunity to reflect on the things they've learned. Throughout the workbook series, the authors have consistently sought to address the content and process standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).

There are multiple ways to use the activities in a teaching environment. Since the activities teach both mathematics and social studies, many teachers and families enjoy using the workbooks to reinforce mathematics across the curriculum. Although the activities may be effectively used in a formal teaching setting, they are designed specifically for the independent learner.

Each PDF for this series of books is enabled for annotation. This means that if you prefer, your student can fill it in on the computer, using the typewriter and drawing tools in Acrobat Reader version 9 or greater.

## Mathematical Objectives by Section

These objectives apply to each of the 50 workbooks in the series.

Place Value

• Identify the digit in the ones place of a number.
• Identify the digit in the tens place of a number.
• Identify the digit in the hundreds place of a number.
• Identify the digit in the thousands place of a number.
• Identify the digit in the ten thousands place of a number.
• Write a number in expanded form.

Rounding

• Round a whole number to the nearest ten.
• Round a whole number to the nearest hundred.
• Round a whole number to the nearest thousand.
• Round a whole number to the nearest ten thousand.
• Round a whole number to the nearest hundred thousand.
• Round a whole number to the nearest million.
• Given a number and a rounded value of the number, determine to what place value the number was rounded.
• Write a number in expanded form.

Estimation

• Estimate the sum of two numbers.
• Estimate the difference of two numbers.
• Estimate the product of two numbers.
• Estimate the quotient of two numbers.
• Round to the nearest ten, hundred, thousand, or ten thousand.

Understanding Fractions and Percents

• Create a fraction to compare two quantities.
• Convert a fraction to a percent.
• Interpret the practical meaning of a decimal in a real-world context.
• Find the stated percentage of a given quantity.
• Determine the percentage change in a quantity over time.
• Given an initial value and a percentage change, determine the number that results from changing the initial value by the given percent.
• Given two values, determine the percentage change needed to make the first value equal the second value.
• Determine a percent from a verbal description of real-world context.

Bundle specials!

Activity Library, Volume I. Price: \$39.99
Includes 11 Make It Real Learning activity workbooks for the price of 8! You get three workbooks for free!

Activity Library, Volume II. Price: \$39.99
Includes 11 Make It Real Learning activity workbooks for the price of 8! You get three workbooks for free!

States by the Numbers Bundle. Price: \$19.99
Inludes all 50 States by the Numbers workbooks at a whopping 87% discount!
(Normal price would be 50 × \$2.99 = \$149.50)

By purchasing any of the Make It Real Learning workbooks, permission IS granted for the teacher (or parent) to reproduce this material to be used with his/her students in a teaching situation; not for commercial resale. However, you are not permitted to share the material with another teacher.

In other words, you are permitted to make copies for the students/children you are teaching, but not for other teachers' usage.

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