The new Common Core Standards are here! TestSoup's new Parent Guides to the Common Core Resources are designed to help you work with your student to learn and practice all the skills that they need to master in order to be successful with 6th Grade Math!

TestSoup's Parent Guide to 6th Grade Math has been specifically designed to support parents as they work with their students on 6th grade Common Core Math skills. This is a great tool to help parents work with their students at home to further support them with what they are doing in the classroom. The resources we have compiled into this Parent Guide have been designed to help parents understand the skills their students will learn in 6th grade math.

**Rigorous, High Quality Content**

- Hundreds of real practice questions designed to strengthen math skills.
- In-depth explanation of what you will be learning in each section.
- Important and necessary math vocabulary.
- Explained answers and easy-to-follow walkthroughs that go into great detail about how to effectively answer specific questions.
- The ability to flag questions you want to study more and check off questions you have mastered.
- New questions added each month to make sure you have plenty of practice!
- There are always new ways that we are developing to help students understand math skills. We are committed to adding in new ways to solve problems and new strategies to help you master 6th grade skills as we learn about them!

**Superior User Interface**

- Bookmark pages you want to revisit
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- Highlight important passages or questions with our highlight tool
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- Skip to the last page read, or navigate using our table of contents

**Content Outline**

Lessons, vocabulary, practice problems & explanations, as well as a description of what you can expect, for each of the following:

-Expressions & Equations-

*Creating & solving expressions with whole number exponents

*Creating & solving expressions based on written descriptions

*Creating equivalent expressions

*Identifying equivalent expressions

*Creating expressions using variables to represent unknown numbers in word problems

*Solving equations & inequalities

*Using variables to write & solve equations for real world situations

*Writing inequalities to represent real life situations

*Determining relationships between variables in order to solve word problems

-Geometry-

*Finding the area of polygons

*Finding the area of right rectangular prisms

*Drawing polygons in a coordinate plane

*Using 2D nets to represent 3D shapes & find surface area

-The Number System-

*Dividing fractions

*Multiplying multi-digit numbers

*Adding, subtracting, multiplying & dividing decimals

*Finding greatest common factors and least common multiples

*Using positive & negative numbers to represent opposite values or directions

*Rational numbers as part of the number line

*Ordering & absolute value of positive & negative numbers

*Finding the distance between 2 points on a coordinate plane

-Ratios & Proportions-

*Understanding ratios & using them to describe relationships

*Using unit rates to describe relationships between 2 quantities

*Using ratios to solve real world problems

-Statistics & Probability-

*Identifying & creating statistical questions

*Describing the distribution of data with center, spread, or overall shape

*Describing the distribution of data with measures of center and measures of variability

*Recognizing & generating graphs to represent statistical data

*Summarizing data sets in relation to the question asked