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.1.3. Represent place value using concrete or illustrated models up to one billion (1,000,000,000).