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Solve problems involving the use of percentages, including percentage increases and decreases, with and without digital technologies (ACMNA187)
This teaching resource demonstrates ways in which real data can be interpreted and analysed. It is based on the interactive learning resource Choose your own statistics, in which data is presented as infographics, graphical representations and tables. The focus of the supporting teaching and learning activities is on analysing ...
Explore the way in which statistics are presented using a wide range of graphs types for ten topics related to human rights. Customise and publish graphs and download data to a spreadsheet program such as Excel to enable further exploration.
Use these tasks and resources to provide opportunities for students to explain mental strategies for performing calculations. Present a number of mathematical statements for students to investigate whether they are true or false. As a further challenge include statements about percentages and improper fractions.
Why do many items cost far more in Australia than they do overseas? Find out how and why Australian businesses mark up their products so they can make a profit. The clip provides the context for calculating percentage mark up and discounts on shopping items.
Examine sports statistics for successfully completed passes in a gridiron match. Adjust the number of completions and passes needed in a second match to produce a given combined percentage. Watch a video showing how performance statistics change during a match.
Gold is a very precious metal. Listen to reporter Natasha Thiele explain how gold became so valuable and why the price of gold fluctuates. Find out how the ratio of dollar value per unit weight is used to calculate the value of an amount of gold. This clip provides a context to calculate ratios and percentage.
This is a six-page HTML resource about solving problems with percentages. It contains one video and four questions, one of which is interactive. The resource discusses and explains solving problems with percentages to reinforce the students' understanding.
This is a four-page HTML resource about solving problems concerning percentage change. It contains two videos and nine questions, seven of which are interactive. The resource discusses and explains solving problems with percentage change to reinforce the students' understanding.
This teaching resource demonstrates ways in which real Australian Census data (in this case data from the 2011 Census placed into the ConCensus interactive) can be interpreted and analysed. Population data is presented both in numbers and as a percentage. The representations include data visualisations, graphs and tables. ...
Using an interactive timeline created by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, this Teacher guide provides 12 series of learning experiences that engage students in the analysis and interpretation of data about Australian trade from 1900 to the present day. Students study videos, tables, images and texts in order ...
This is a 15-page guide for teachers. This module introduces percentages and their many uses in science, commerce and measurement.
This is a year 8 mathematics unit of work about converting currency, accessing money overseas and bartering to acquire goods. Intended to take about ten hours, the unit consists of five sets of student tasks supported by teacher notes. Tasks include calculating the costs of converting Australian dollars to Japanese yen ...
This is an 18-page guide for teachers. This module introduces the idea of ratios and rates.
Watch marbles fall from a tube, bounce through some obstacles and land in a slot. Calculate the relative frequencies for the bins the marbles land in. Explore the length of trials (number of marbles) required to predict the relative frequency for each bin.
Play a laughing clown game to explore randomness. Use the data to calculate relative frequencies. Explore if it is possible to bias the results and hence make the game non-random.
Bring Australian statistics to life with ConCensus – a data visualisation game which allows you to interact with real data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2011 Census. ConCensus presents population data as numbers, as a percentage and as representations such as data visualisations, graphs and tables. Use data from ...
This is a website from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission that provides up-to-date content and support in consumer and financial literacy for Australian educators. The website provides access to professional and personal learning programs, as well as resources for teaching and learning including units ...
This professional learning module provides up-to-date content and support in consumer and financial literacy for educators working within Australian primary and secondary schools. Part 1 presents information about consumer and financial literacy in the education landscape. Part 2 provides examples of how schools are incorporating ...
This is a 21-page guide for teachers containing an introduction to decimals and percentages. It shows how place value is extended to describe positive numbers less than one. It also explores how to represent decimals on the number line, compare decimals, undertake the four basic arithmetic operations with decimals and change ...
In this unit of work students move from working with tenths, hundredths and thousandths to relating common and decimal fractions and percentages.
This resource is a professional learning package designed for pre-service teachers. It demonstrates and investigates the interrelated content, pedagogy and technology knowledge used in a series of mathematics lessons that focus on exploring the relationship between common fractions and percentages. The resource provides ...
This Teacher idea recounts the experiences of using R11475 'Fraction action - unit of work' with four year 7 classes. The focus was on students understanding the interchangeable relationship between common fractions, decimal fractions and percentages.