# Mathematics – Stage 2 – Year A – Unit 1

This unit introduces the big idea that our number system extends infinitely to very large and very small numbers.

Mathematics K–10 Syllabus © 2023 NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales.

Students are provided with opportunities to:

• read, represent and order numbers to thousands
• apply place value to partition numbers up to 4-digits
• generate and describe patterns to develop knowledge of multiplicative relations.

## Syllabus focus and content group

### Stage 2

##### Representing numbers using place value A – MAO-WM-01, MA2-RN-01
• Whole numbers: Read, represent and order numbers to thousands
• Whole numbers: Apply place value to partition and regroup numbers up to 4 digits
##### Representing numbers using place value B – MAO-WM-01, MA2-RN-01
• Whole numbers: Order numbers in the thousands
• Whole numbers: Recognise and represent numbers that are 10, 100 or 1000 times as large
##### Multiplicative relations A – MAO-WM-01, MA2-MR-01
• Generate and describe patterns
• Use arrays to establish multiplication facts from multiples of 2 and 4, 5 and 10
• Recall multiplication facts of 2 and 4, 5 and 10 and related division facts