Mathematics / Year 8 / Number and Algebra / Real numbers

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Curriculum content descriptions

Solve problems involving the use of percentages, including percentage increases and decreases, with and without digital technologies (ACMNA187)

Elaborations
  • using percentages to solve problems, including those involving mark-ups, discounts,and GST
  • using percentages to calculate population increases and decreases
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Percentages

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