N2/L1.11

Solve problems with and without a calculator using whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages (a) Know how to change a fraction to a decimal on a calculator (b) Understand the relationship between fractions and division (c) Understand that percentages can be calculated in different ways, one of which is to use the function (%) key on a calculator (d) Know how to interpret a rounding such as 6.9999999 as 7 (e) Know and use strategies to check answers obtained with a calculator (f) Understand that calculators vary and know how to use a preferred model effectively

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number, N1/L1.7, N1/L2.3, N2/L1.11

Free tags: farming

Context: Animal care, farming & equine

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Some real world scenarios given a twist to incorporate fractions, decimals, percentages & ratios.

By the end of the worksheet, students will have a better understanding of when they would use each format in the real world and have developed their critical analysis skills.

Answers included!

Costing Paint Webquest

Submitted by Phil Bird on Sun, 2016-01-24 16:39

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number, MSS1/L1.9, MSS1/L2.8, N2/E3.4, N2/L1.11, N2/L2.10

Context: Painting Decorating & DIY

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

In this activity, learners have to calculate how much paint is required for a specified job, find prices from different sources and work out total prices. This can then be compared.

Help John Golt: travel expenses claim

Submitted by Laura Addamiano on Thu, 2013-11-28 19:39

Numeracy: Functional Maths, N2/L1.10, HD1/L1.1, HD1/L2.1, N2/L1.11, N2/L2.10, N2/L2.9

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1, L2

I have created this worksheet to assess learners studying maths at level 2 in solving practical problems which involve extracting and interpreting discrete data from a table and also calculating a percentage increase.

Editor’s note
With Functional Maths and Adult Numeracy curriculum mapping

Stoptober maths - the cost of smoking

Submitted by Rachel Pearson on Thu, 2013-10-10 17:20

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N1/L1.9, N1/L2.6, N2/L1.11, N2/L2.10

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Worksheet or assignment

I have created this to enable learners to estimate and calculate and to emphasis the (financial) costs of smoking.
Editor’s note
With Functional maths mapping.

St George's Day maths L1-L2

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Thu, 2011-04-07 16:15

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number, N1/L1.7, N1/L2.3, N1/L1.1, N1/L1.10, N1/L2.4, HD1/L1.2, N2/L1.11, N2/L2.10, MSS1/L1.6, MSS1/L1.7, MSS1/L2.5, MSS1/L2.6

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, St George's Day

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A revision of L1 numeracy skills all themed around England. Written for St George’s Day but can be used any time of year. Great for equality and diversity. Question themes include: population of UK districts, languages spoken in London, major religions, planning a St George’s Day street party. Topics covered include calculating and converting measures, working with large numbers, representing data, ratios, fractions, percentages and substitution.

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N2/L1.10, N2/L2.7, N1/L1.11, MSS1/L1.1, N1/L2.4, N2/L1.11, N2/L2.10, N2/L2.9

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Interactive whiteboard, Worksheet or assignment

Two workbooks, both with an accompanying PPT. Directly related, in terms of theory, to the VRQ qualification, the Foundation Diploma and also ABC Level 1 Catering.

Wimbledon statistics

Submitted by Leia Fee on Mon, 2010-06-14 22:12

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, Functional Maths - number, N2/L1.11

Free tags: Wimbledon

Context: Sport

Level: L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Wimbledon statistics is a lovely set of fraction and percentage problems based on tables of recent Wimbledon statistics. Also suitable for underpinning L1 Functional Maths.

Village Fair - calculator calculations

Submitted by Jeanette Edwards on Fri, 2008-10-17 16:52

Numeracy: Calculators, N1/E2.8, N2/E3.4, N2/L1.11

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism, Voluntary & Charity

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Village Fair – calculator calculations is a great way to practise money based problem solving on a calculator. It is followed by a fun set (30+ problems) of ‘calculator words’ where you must complete the given calculation and then turn your calculator upside down!

Water content of fruits & vegetables

Submitted by Keith Ball on Thu, 2008-02-07 16:53

Numeracy: N2/L2.2, N2/L1.11, N2/L1.7, N2/L2.9

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Water content of fruits & vegetables provides interesting practice with percentages, rounding decimals and calculator use.

Premier League numeracy

Submitted by Saul Pope on Fri, 2007-01-05 17:19

Numeracy: N2/E3.1, N2/L1.9, N2/L1.1, N1/E3.1, N1/L1.3, N1/L2.4, N1/L1.5, N2/L1.11

Literacy: Rt/L1.5

Context: Sport

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1, L2

Premier League numeracy. Makes a great beginning of term activity for mixed ability (E3-L2) groups – especially if the group includes some footie fans!
With lots of questions about the 2007 Premier League table. Covers a range of number elements inc. fractions, tables, percentages and formulae. A small research question is also included that requires learner to find the latest league table.

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