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### Tutoring elementary student who reverses left and right

I think I need a simple graphic mnemonic he can use to remind himself which side the ones column goes on, and which direction we go in order to get bigger numbers. Suggestion: Start making ...

### Specific Intervention(s) for Middle School 'Place Value' confusion

I always emphasize comparing decimals with the same number of places to my students. Therefore before comparing 0.12 and 0.125, I would first teach them that 0.12 = 0.120. Students can than grasp ...
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### Naming the procedure of converting the place values of digits

I think this is just called "converting between place value." If you Google that phrase, you'll see tons of hits that include problems like the one you referenced. For instance, IXL (one of ...
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### Naming the procedure of converting the place values of digits

I don't believe there is a set phrase for this, other than "conversion". However, conversion is very broad because it also includes factors that are not powers of the base that you are ...
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### Naming the procedure of converting the place values of digits

It is called converting of units: if you have 2.263,3 m you can convert it to 226.330cm o 2263.3300mm and so on . when you write 2.263,3 thousands probably you mean in units 2.263,3*1m=2.263,3m *...
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### Specific Intervention(s) for Middle School 'Place Value' confusion

I think that the overriding principle would be to model comparing like terms, one term at a time. Fundamentally that's the key to any comparisons, additions or subtractions -- not just in decimals, ...

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