Averages - tests definitions of mean, median, mode, range with simple examples. Keep revisiting it to make sure you can remember which is which.

## Tuesday, 16 December 2008

## Tuesday, 18 November 2008

## Tuesday, 11 November 2008

### Skills For Level 1

This shows what you need for Level 1

These are good free maths-drills

NUMBER

Short Division worksheets, with answers Game suitable for Adults (5-10 minutes)

Using Decimals with answers

Multiplying by Decimals Skillswise Quiz

Dividing Decimals (on-line) but you'll need pen and Paper

Long multiplication and division Quiz

Ratio and proportion (with Answers) with Quiz on the same topic

Statistics range, median, mean, mode Skillswise Quiz

OTHERS

Volume of solid

Rounding and estimating

Negative numbers

Prime numbers, factors and multiples

Significant figures

Standard Form

Surds

Sequences

Powers and standard index form

These are good free maths-drills

NUMBER

Short Division worksheets, with answers Game suitable for Adults (5-10 minutes)

Using Decimals with answers

Multiplying by Decimals Skillswise Quiz

Dividing Decimals (on-line) but you'll need pen and Paper

Long multiplication and division Quiz

Ratio and proportion (with Answers) with Quiz on the same topic

Statistics range, median, mean, mode Skillswise Quiz

OTHERS

Volume of solid

Rounding and estimating

Negative numbers

Prime numbers, factors and multiples

Significant figures

Standard Form

Surds

Sequences

Powers and standard index form

## Friday, 31 October 2008

### Support - first Lesson

First Impressions

The keyskills4U.com site

- Introduce each other, identify needs in the next 2 weeks. (e-Mail, Facebook etc)
- Sensible Units This site puts number into context. But can give too much information

- Russian As long as you know up to your 5 times table this will help you with your 6 to 10's - the way Russian Peasants did on their hands. Like anything else needs practice
- A test in Numeracy from the BBC
- Bitesize from the BBC

- If you can get 30 ish and above that is a pass in each level.
- You need to know which level you are on in Key Skills
- Working Towards Level 1,
- Passed Level 1. (GCSE Level D in mathematics)
- Working Towards Level 2
- Passed Level 2 (GCSE Level C and above)

The keyskills4U.com site

- You can do this in lesson and at home.
- The computer will mark the paper for you.
- You can summarise the questions and find out where you went wrong.
- This site has two numeracy papers at each level Key Skills
- This part of the site can help you practice particular topics

- These have to be printed out and marked by your tutor.
- There are .pdf sample files here Numeracy

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