New Mexico Standards
NM.A. Algebra: Students will understand algebraic concepts and applications.
5-8.A.3. Use mathematical models to represent and understand quantitative relationships.
5.A.3.1. Use mathematical models to represent and explain mathematical concepts and procedures.
NM.N. Number and Operations: Students will understand numerical concepts and mathematical operations.
5-8.N.1. Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems.
5.N.1.1. Compare and order using concrete or illustrated models:
5-8.N.1.a. Whole numbers (to millions)
5.N.1.2. Demonstrate understanding of the magnitude of the value of numbers from thousandths to millions, including common fractions.