N1/E2.7

Solve problems with and without a calculator, and interpret + - x and = in practical situations
(a) Understand that +, - and x represent operations
(b) Understand the order to enter a two-digit number
(c) Understand the order to key in numbers and operators
(d) Know how to clear the display and cancel a wrong entry

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.

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
N1/L2.5
AN MSS1/L1.1 Add, subtract, multiply & divide sums of money and record
N1/L1.10
MSS1/E3.2
N1/E3.9
MSS1/E3.1
N1/E2.8
N1/E2.7
Functional Maths
Context
Retail Hospitality Customer service
Business & Money management

Addition and subtraction problem solving – ideal for, and fully mapped to, Entry 2 Functional Maths. Includes ideas for covering process skills.

Level
E2
Maths
HD1/E2.1
N1/E2.7
N1/E2.4
AN N1/E2.3
Functional Maths

Really helps learners make sense of problem solving and decide which operation to use. Includes a review of vocabulary, gap fill exercises and 11 practical problems that have to be cut out, sorted and solved. Mostly single step problems with 2-digit numbers.

Level
E2
Maths
Functional Maths
AN N1/E2.3
N1/E2.10
N1/E2.7

The Four Operations – mathematical vocabulary provides a great introduction to basic Entry Level number work. Matching activity and fill-in exercise.

Level
E1
E2
E3
Maths
AN N1/E1.4
AN N1/E1.5
N1/E2.5
N1/E3.6
N1/E1.6
N1/E2.7
N1/E3.9

THOAN (think of a number) makes a great starter and can be adapted for all levels.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
L2
Maths
Mental maths
AN N1/L1.3
N1/E1.7
N1/L2.1
N1/E2.7
N1/E3.9