Understanding decimals

Challenge reference: 2223

Notional learning hours  20
Level E3
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Skill
Learning aim

The learner will develop knowledge of decimals and apply this to everyday situations.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Know about decimals.

  2. Understand decimals.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Identify the use of decimals in everyday situations on at least three occasions
    • Identify the purpose of the decimal point in common measures on at least three occasions
    • Use decimal places to identify the units of common measure on at least three occasions
    • Use a calculator to solve problems which include whole numbers and decimals on at least three occasions
    • Use decimal places to add and subtract decimals in column format on at least three occasions