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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 1
Unit No:
F/505/4868
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
30 hours

Assessment Guidance

This unit maps to the Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum in the following areas: N1/L1.3; N1/L1.5; N1/L1.8; N1/L1.9; N1/L1.10;N2/L1.5; N2/L1.6; N2/L1.7; N2/L1.10.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Be able to add and subtract whole numbers and decimals.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Add numbers and decimals up to 2 places using efficient written and mental methods.
  • 1.2
    Subtract numbers and decimals up to 2 places using efficient written and mental methods.
  • 1.3
    Approximate by rounding.
  • 1.4
    Estimate answers to addition and subtraction calculations.

2

Be able to multiply and divide whole numbers and decimals.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Multiply and divide whole numbers and decimals by 10, 100 and 1000.
  • 2.2
    Multiply whole numbers and decimals up to 2 places using efficient written and mental methods.
  • 2.3
    Divide whole numbers and decimals up to 2 places using efficient written methods.
  • 2.4
    Recall tables up to 10X10 and make connections with division facts.
  • 2.5
    Estimate answers to multiplication and divisions calculations.

3

Be able to solve problems with and without a calculator.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Solve problems involving positive numbers using the standard order of operations to solve multi-step calculations.
  • 3.2
    Solve problems involving whole numbers, fractions decimals and percentages.
  • 3.3
    Use an electronic or mechanical aid to calculate efficiently using whole numbers fractions, decimals and percentages.
  • 3.4
    Check calculations using an electronic or mechanical aid.