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### Overview

Framework:
Level:
Level 3
Unit No:
QU013859
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
Not available

### Unit Learning Outcomes

1.

Understand how to perform calculations with integers, decimals and fractions.

#### Assessment Criteria

• 1.1
Make calculations involving integers, decimals and fractions with or without a calculator.
• 1.2
Give answers to calculations correct to a specified number of decimal places or significant figures. Using accuracy appropriate to the nature of the data.

2.

Understand how to perform calculations with percentages.

#### Assessment Criteria

• 2.1
With and without a calculator, convert between percentages, decimals and fractions.
• 2.2
Express one quantity as a percentage of another.
• 2.3
Find a percentage of a quantity.
• 2.4
Calculate percentage increase and decrease; direct and inverse problems.

3.

Understand how to use standard form, indices and roots.

#### Assessment Criteria

• 3.1
Make conversions between ordinary numbers and standard form.
• 3.2
Use the exponential key and interpret calculator displays.
• 3.3
Make calculations involving indices and roots.
• 3.4
Apply index laws to simplify expressions involving powers and roots.

4.

Understand how to evaluate formulae.

#### Assessment Criteria

• 4.1
Evaluate formulae by substitution using the full range of functions on a scientific calculator.

5.

Understand how to calculate area and volume.

#### Assessment Criteria

• 5.1
Calculate the surface area of plane geometric figures and the volume of complex geometric figures.