This unit maps to the Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum in the following areas: N1/L2.3; N1/L2.4.
Unit Learning Outcomes
Be able to solve problems involving algebra.
1.1Explain how words and symbols in expressions and formulae are used to represent variable quantities (numbers), not things.
1.2Explain the order in which elements of an algebraic expression must be worked out (e.g. contents of brackets should be worked out first).
1.3Evaluate expressions and make substitutions in given formulae in words and symbols to produce results.
Be able to work with ratios.
2.1Calculate ratio, for example 3:2.
2.2Calculate direct proportion.