Buying herbs at the garden centre

Submitted by Susan Brocklehurst on Fri, 2009-09-25 17:25

Numeracy: Functional Maths, HD1/L1.3, MSS1/L1.11, HD1/L1.4, N2/E3.5, MSS1/E3.1

Context: Gardening & Horticulture, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Buying herbs at the garden centre is based on packets of seeds and covers addition and subtraction of decimals (money), range and mean, and scale drawings. Great for horticulture students or anyone with an interest in gardening.
The problem solving nature of many questions and the drawing a scale diagram task also makes this ideal for E3-L1 Functional Maths.

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3 pages
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A couple of mistakes in the model answer

Submitted by Matthew Tiller on Wed, 2013-05-08 16:57.

This is a nice resource, but a couple of the answers need correcting.

Q1: £1.99 + £1.89 = £3.88 (not £3.87)

This has a knock-on effect for the following question, which should be:

Q2: £5.00 – £3.88 = £1.12

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