MSS1/E3.2

MSS1/E3.2 Round sums of money to the nearest £ and 10p and make approximate calculations (a) recognise when to round up to the nearest �, e.g. £1.99 is approximately £2.

Maths at Work - all 4 number functions

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Mon, 2016-07-04 09:54

Numeracy: N1/E3.2, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number, N1/E3.4, N2/E3.3, N1/E3.5, N2/E3.5, MSS1/E3.1, N1/E3.6, MSS1/E3.2, N1/L1.3, MSS1/L1.1, N1/L1.5

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Revision of all 4 number functions (+,-,x,÷). Originally aimed at JobCentrePlus Upskill clients but suitable for all. Contexts include office, fast food restaurant, and care home The first page is adapted from Liverpool Community College Flexipacks. All other work is original.

Editor’s note
Includes Functional Maths mapping (E3-L2)

Budgeting Spreadsheet

Submitted by Neil Marshall on Tue, 2014-03-18 17:50

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/E2.1, MSS1/E2.2, MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.2

Context: Business & Money management, Independent living

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Budgeting Spreadsheet: Students enter amounts into a self calculating spreadsheet to work out a persons budget for the month.
This resource is best used around the topic of budgeting and bank accounts. I used it alongside the excellent Barclays Money Skills site.
Students enter the items from the A student’s Spending for the Month into the Budgeting Spread sheet. This automatically calculates the totals and allows the student to think about the budget without the barrier some find in doing the maths.

Market Stall

Submitted by Ruth Read on Wed, 2013-02-13 15:20

Numeracy: Functional Maths, N1/E2.7, N1/E2.8, MSS1/E3.1, N1/E3.9, MSS1/E3.2, N1/L1.10, MSS1/L1.1, N1/L2.5

Context: Business & Money management, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Assessment material, Investigation or project

I put this together to explore number calculations and word problems with a mixed group of adult learners, looking at estimating, ways of checking your calculations and ways of reversing calculations.

The learners really enjoyed discussing the idea of running a market stall (they worked in pairs) and came up with lots of ideas of things they could sell. I encouraged them to keep the number of items and the prices/costs simple – otherwise the maths got a bit out of hand!

How much per week?

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Mon, 2011-03-28 09:11

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number, N2/E3.3, MSS1/E3.2, MSS1/L1.1, N2/E3.4, N2/L1.5

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Working out weekly wages and then comparing, ordering and rounding your results. Includes information on the UK minimum wage – which makes an ideal discussion prompt.

Estimating practice

Submitted by Anne Carlill on Sat, 2010-05-08 21:13

Numeracy: Functional Maths, N1/E3.8, N1/L1.9, MSS1/E3.2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1

A very clear, step by step worksheet that makes a great introduction to this important topic. It’s also ideal for underpinning Functional Maths.

Rounding and estimating

Submitted by Leia Fee on Sun, 2010-05-02 21:13

Numeracy: N1/E3.7, N1/E3.8, MSS1/E3.2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3

A straightforward but very useful worksheet for Entry 3 – covers money, whole numbers and decimals.

You're in the Money v2

Submitted by Ruth Read on Sun, 2010-02-21 21:13

Numeracy: Functional Maths, Data Handling, MSS1/E2.2, N1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.2, MSS1/L1.1

Context: Independent living

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

An adaptation of John Thompson’s popular You’re in the money (1997 – see below) which makes good use of Argos and Littlewoods catalogues. This adaptation has differentiated task sheets (E2-3, and L1-2) and is ideal for underpinning many aspects of Functional Mathematics including money, odd-even numbers, problem solving, rounding, averages and more; in addition to developing problem solving skills.

Employment skills

Submitted by Andrew Case on Wed, 2009-12-09 16:24

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.2, MSS1/L1.1, MSS1/L2.1

Literacy: Functional English - speaking, listening & communication

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: Discussion points, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1, L2

Two task sheets. The first, ‘My Budget’, encourages learners to compare their current budget with what it could be if they were in employment.
The second was used on an ASDAN Unit 3 business planning course and encourages discussion about the costs of self-employment.
Suitable for underpinning Functional Maths (E3 upwards).

Estimating total cost

Submitted by Dave Norgate on Tue, 2008-09-16 15:52

Numeracy: N1/E3.8, MSS1/E3.2

Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Practise rounding money and estimating totals. 5 questions for Entry 3.

Autumn apple cake

Submitted by Judith White on Thu, 2008-08-28 15:52

Numeracy: N1/L1.7, MSS1/E3.2, MSS1/L1.1, N1/L2.4, MSS1/L2.9, N2/L1.5, MSS1/L2.6

Free tags: Autumn, Equality and Diversity, Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

A wonderful seasonal L1-2 investigation (2 options – one for L1, one for L2) that covers ratios, formulae (oven temperatures, cake tins), converting measures, money and more.

Also includes a useful information sheet on autumn festivals from different cultures and faiths – ideal for prompting further discussion re. equality and diversity.

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