4 math strands

Math is categorized into 4 strands:  Number & Operations, Geometry, Data analysis, Algebra

In fifth grade, number & operations is the biggest chunk of math.   topics such as Multiplying and dividing numbers, adding & subtracting fractions and decimals are some of the main concepts and procedures that are worked on.

Geometry covers shapes and their traits, volume, area, perimeter & angles.

Data analysis includes finding the mode, median, and mean of a given set of data and probability.

Algebra is understanding how one variable is related or affects another variable, seeing patterns in numbers, creating formulas, i.e. n+2 = A