# Decimal Operations Real-Life Math Project | Wedding Math

## Overview

Mastering decimal operations just got a lot more engaging with our Wedding Math project! Designed for fifth and sixth graders, this real-life math project tackles budgeting through the lens of wedding costs, making it a perfect way to integrate decimal operations with relatable scenarios. Students play the role of a wedding coordinator, tasked with using decimals in a practical setting. Aligned with CCSS standards 5.NBT.B.7 and 6.NS.B.3, it features word problems that will make decimal operations fun and memorable for your students.

## Why you'll love this

Did you know that the average US wedding in 2018 cost nearly \$34,000? Budgeting for a wedding is a challenging math project – and here's a version you can bring into your classroom!

In this zero-prep, print-and-go activity, students play the role of a wedding planner, using their decimal addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills across 4 tasks to help a couple select the right venue, caterer, photographer, and cake for their budget and goals. It's great either individually or in groups!

What's included? (all 4 decimal operations)

The activity has a total of four tasks:

• Task 3: The Photography & Videography

• Task 4: The Wedding Cake

It's 13 pages in total:

• 1 scenario page