# N2/E3.3

Read, write and understand decimals up to two decimal places in practical contexts (such as: common measures to one decimal place, e.g. 1.5m; money in decimal notation, e.g. £2.37) (a) Understand that the decimal point separates pounds and pence, or m and cm (b) Understand the use of zero as a place holder, e.g. £1.05 is £1 and 5p (c) Understand the use of a leading zero, e.g. 35p = £0.35; 0.5 m = 50 cm (d) Recognise .5 as a half, e.g. 2.5 m as 21/2 m (e) Understand how decimals are spoken, e.g. 3.14 is said as three point one four and not three point fourteen

## Maths at Work - all 4 number functions

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Mon, 2016-07-04 10:54

#### 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)

## Working with decimals

Submitted by Charlotte Gustar on Mon, 2011-10-31 17:37

#### Resource type: Assessment material, Informative presentation, Lesson plan

A detailed lesson plan accompanied by a PPT and a lesson objective checker sheet. The lesson recaps place value and introduces students to decimals and using money in practical situations.

The PPT is an adaptation two other PPT resources I have used on skillsworkshop: ‘Multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100’ by Elaine Baskerville, and ‘Pounds to pence’ by Jennifer Williamson. Two contextualised worksheets (Salon and Garage), written by Carrie Bray, are also linked to the lesson plan.

## Country Foods - understanding food labels

Submitted by Jane Clamp on Fri, 2011-07-22 13:35

#### Level: E3

An interesting worksheet that covers both literacy and numeracy. Best used with an interactive food label on the UK Government Eatwell site but the questions can also be answered using the provided printout.
Covers reading comprehension (scanning), extracting information from tables, using decimals and place value.

## Decimals, percentages, fractions and rounding learners' resource

Submitted by Han Dunsterville on Sun, 2011-04-17 14:58

#### Level: E3, L1, L2

This spreadsheet is designed to enable students to check their own work; but also to learn about what happens when you add two decimals, or multiply two fractions, and so on.

The spreadsheet consists of the following sheets:

• “Mult-div by 10-100-1000” allows a student to input a number and explore the effect when multiplied or divided by 10, 100 or 1000.

## How much per week?

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Mon, 2011-03-28 10:11

#### 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.

## Home and Away flat budgeting

Submitted by Andrew Case on Mon, 2009-11-23 17:24

#### Resource type: Investigation or project

Home and Away flat budgeting is a practical task where learners must furnish a flat for someone going off to uni.
Ideal for underpinning E3 Functional Maths and includes full mapping to Entry 3 FM criteria.

## Pounds to pence worksheet

Submitted by Nicola Toms on Sun, 2009-06-28 17:25

#### Level: E3

A straightforward but very useful conversion sheet. With extra teaching ideas.

## Money, decimals and fractions v2

Submitted by Judith White on Sat, 2007-11-24 17:18

#### Level: E3

An adapted version of a popular worksheet – now tweaked especially for Entry 3 learners (original version for E3-L2 still available – see below). Really helps learners see the connection between these three topics.

## Pounds to pence

Submitted by Jennifer Williamson on Mon, 2007-06-18 17:18

#### Level: E3

Provides quick practice converting from pounds to pence, and vice versa. Lots of questions pop up allowing learners to solve them at their own pace. Great for a warm up before work on entering money correctly using a calculator, etc.

## Money, decimals and fractions

Submitted by Judith White on Sun, 2007-03-11 17:19

#### Level: E3, L1, L2

A short but very clever worksheet that relates these three topics and really helps learners see the connection between decimals and fractions.

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