New Mexico Standards
NM.A. Algebra: Students will understand algebraic concepts and applications.
5-8.A.2. Represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols.
5.A.2.3. Understand the differences between the symbols for ''less than'', ''less than or equal to'', ''greater than'', and ''greater than or equal to''.
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.