WORKING WITH NUMBERS IN VARIOUS CONTEXTS (BASIC NUMERACY)
Adults seek to develop their literacy and numeracy skills in order to gain access to information, give voice to their opinions and ideas, take action to solve problems and create future opportunities in the form of further qualifications. Achieving the purposes they set for themselves enables adults to effectively fulfil their roles in society as workers, family members and community members.
- Express and interpret a range of contexts using mathematical symbols, and find applications for numerical models;
- Solve a range of everyday problems using estimation and calculations;
- Verify and justify solutions within different contexts;
- Perform operations on simple and complex numerical expressions;
- Describe and compare counting systems from different cultures;
- Critically analyse the development of the base ten number system;
- Apply the relationship between rational and whole numbers;
- Apply the relationship between rational numbers and integers.
Learning Delivery Method
Stand-alone classroom-based accredited course
Unit Standard Alignment
SAQA ID: 7447 NQF Level: 1 Credits: 6
US Title: Working with numbers in various contexts