Mathematics – Stage 3 – Year A – Unit 1

This unit develops 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:

• name, rename, represent and order numbers up to millions
• compare, order and represent decimals
• explore the link between multiplicative thinking and place value.

Syllabus focus and content group

Stage 3

Represents numbers A – MAO-WM-01, MA3-RN-01, MA3-RN-02
• Whole numbers: Recognise, represent and order numbers in the millions
• Whole numbers: Apply place value to partition, regroup and rename numbers to 1 billion
• Decimals and percentages: Recognise that the place value system can be extended beyond hundredths
• Decimals and percentages: Compare, order and represent decimals
Multiplicative relations A – MAO-WM-01, MA3-MR-01
• Determine products and factors
• Use partitioning and place value to multiply 2-, 3- and 4-digit numbers by one-digit numbers