# HD1/L1.4

Find the range for a set of data.
(a) Understand that the range measures the spread of a set of data
(b) Understand that the range is the difference between the smallest and largest values in the set of data

## Buying herbs at the garden centre

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.

Level
E3
L1
Maths
HD1/L1.3
HD1/L1.4
Functional Maths
MSS1/E3.1
MSS1/L1.11
N2/E3.5
Context
Gardening & Horticulture
Retail Hospitality Customer service

## Fuel prices

A very topical resource originally written for a group of older returning learners to help them see how maths skills can help in everyday life. Covers decimal place value and ordering; subtracting and multiplying decimals (inc. x10); and finding the range.

Level
L1
Maths
HD1/L1.4
AN N2/L1.4
N2/L1.5
AN N2/L1.6
Context
Motor vehicles & Transport

## Mean, mode, median, range worksheet

A straightforward very useful 1 page worksheet (plus answer sheet), ideal for revision or homework. 20 questions – 5 on each topic.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
HD1/L1.3
HD1/L1.4
HD1/L2.3
HD1/L2.4

## Averages poster

A quick, memorable and very visual method of remembering how to find mean, mode, median and range.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
HD1/L1.3
HD1/L1.4
HD1/L2.3
HD1/L2.4

## Temperature and thermometers

Temperature and thermometers is a great set of ‘real life’ questions, many based on weather statistics from across the world. Covers reading scales, using two scales to convert between Celsius and Fahrenheit, understanding negative temperatures, finding mean average and range, extracting information from tables and bar charts, and plotting data on line or bar charts. Due to the wide variety of skills covered, this makes an ideal end of year revision exercise- as well as neatly covering the temperature elements of the L1/2 curriculum.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
HD1/L1.3
HD1/L1.4
HD1/L2.3
HD1/L2.4
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L2.2
HD1/L1.1
HD1/L2.1
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L2.4

## Mean Mode Median Range

A useful 1 page handout, plus 4 A4 posters ideal for classroom display.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
HD1/L1.3
HD1/L1.4
HD1/L2.3
HD1/L2.4

## What's the weather like? Party Time!

What’s the weather like? and Party Time! are two ‘real-life’ task sheets that involve budgeting, Excel charts and tables, rounding and checking, and finding mean and range.

Level
L1
Maths
HD1/L1.3
HD1/L1.4
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L1.1
ICT
Charts & graphs
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

## Smarties L1-2 investigation

A twist on our ever-popular original E1-L1 Smarties resource (see below) rewritten for Level 1-2 students. Now with questions on mean, mode, median and pie charts.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
HD1/L1.3
HD1/L1.4
HD1/L2.3
HD1/L2.4
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L2.2
HD1/L1.1
HD1/L2.1

## Hey diddle diddle

Hey diddle diddle is a short poem (with separate Level 1 and Level 2 help sheets / posters) to remind students about mean, median, mode and range.

Level
L1
L2
English
Poetry
Maths
HD1/L1.3
HD1/L1.4
HD1/L2.3
HD1/L2.4

## Using Health Statistics

A card game and a great way to introduce students to official statistics and get them to extract, interpret, and organise data.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
HD1/L1.3
HD1/L1.4
HD1/L2.3
HD1/L2.4
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L2.2
HD1/L1.1
HD1/L2.1
Context
Health, Social care, Early years