Numeracy and Mathematics

Introductory statements:

I want to

  • interpret numerical information appropriately and use it to draw conclusions, assess risk, and make reasoned evaluations and informed decisions

Example from Experiences and Outcomes
I can use the terms profit and loss in buying and selling activities and can make simple calculations for this.

See MNU 2-09c on page 7 of Numeracy and Mathematics: Experiences and Outcomes.


Activity idea
Play the 'Growing Bananas' game, a simulation game to role-play banana growers in the Caribbean.  How much is earned for the work, and how do you decide to spend the money?