# FM L1.15 Estimate answers to calculations using fractions and decimals

L1.15 Estimate answers to calculations using fractions and decimals

*Subject content [reformed] functional skills: Mathematics* (DfE, Feb 2018):

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/functional-skills-subject-content-mathematics

I made this revision resource to support learners in a shorter number lesson. Includes step by step guides to rounding and other skills along with links to useful videos. Covers the following learning objectives:

Large set of questions inspired by the recent (2019) 75th anniversary of the D Day Landings. Covers many aspects of the Reformed FS 2018 content such as bearings, nets, underpinning questions and non-calculator tasks.

**Editor's notes**

This is a project based on Benford's law. I had this idea after watching the Numberphile series on YouTube. This is a project based activity that involves many skills including working with large numbers, using percentages, representing data and probability.