- Mathematics General
- Year 11
Computation and practical arithmetic
approx. 14 hrs
10 topics
29 concepts
Develop proficiency in Computation and practical arithmetic with and without the aid of technology.
approx. 14 hrs
10 topics
29 concepts
Develop proficiency in Computation and practical arithmetic with and without the aid of technology.
In this area of study students cover mental, by-hand and technology assisted computation with rational numbers and practical arithmetic. Students will develop proficient skills in scientific notation and approximating decimal numbers. Students will investigate orders of magnitude and logarithmic scales in a range of practical contexts.
This learning program is made up of the following 10 topics, broken down into 29 concepts.
Subtract integers using mental and written strategies
Add integers using mental and written strategies
Multiplying positive and negative integers
Dividing positive and negative integers
Apply the order of operations to calculate integers
Determination of powers and roots
Rounding decimals
Rounding of whole numbers and decimals to significant figures
Using significiant figures in scientific notation
Convert numbers expressed in scientific notation to decimal form
Express numbers in scientific notation
Convert between metric units of volume
Converting units of length
Convert between metric units of area
Calculate percentage change including profit and loss
Express one quantity as a percentage of another
Calculate the percent of an amount
Decrease a quantity by a percentage
Increase a quantity by a percentage
Simplify ratios that require conversion of units
Write ratios using notation
Simplify ratios
Divide a quantity in a given ratio
Apply the unitary method to ratio problems
Evaluate a logarithm giving a positive or negative value
Use a CAS calculator to evaluate a number if a log is known
Use a CAS calculator to find logs
Determine the order of magnitude of a number
Using a logarithm scale
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