5

0

Keywords:

combinations

probability

Students calculate the probability of randomly choosing certain scrabble letters, or combinations of letters.

5

0

Keywords:

combinations

probability

4

0

Keywords:

matching

plotting scales

probability

Students match verbal statements about a class with graphic scales which represent their statements.

5

0

Keywords:

long-run relative probability

probability

Students show probabilities by shading a spinner.

5

0

Keywords:

bar graphs

distribution

graph interpretation

Students answer questions about a bar graph which shows the price of petrol broken into 'tax' and 'other charges' in seven countries.

5

1

Keywords:

banking

bar graphs

graph interpretation

line graphs

time-series

This task requires students to answer questions about a time-series graph for two categories of data over an eight year period.

5

0

Keywords:

graph interpretation

line graphs

time-series

This task requires students to interpret and answer questions about a line graph showing Gross Domestic Product.

3

0

Keywords:

qualitative data

reading scales

Students complete qualitative scales to describe feelings about homework, lunch, and assembly behaviour.

5

0

Keywords:

bias

surveys

Students are required to give reasons why the samples used to survey New Zealand school students on their favourite sports, may not be representative of the population.

5

0

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continuous data

discrete data

Students explain the terms discrete and continuous data.

5

0

Keywords:

continuous data

discrete data

Students explain why one set of data is discrete and another is continuous.

5

5

0

Keywords:

money

rates

Students calculate the number of packets of biscuits that need to be sold, and how many house visits are needed to attain a given profit.

5

0

Keywords:

discount

money

percentages

Students calculate the percentage by which clothing prices have been reduced.

5

0

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percentages

Students calculate percentages of whole numbers and convert fractions to percentages.

5

0

Keywords:

equivalent ratios

ratios

Students write ratios in their simplest form.

3

1

Keywords:

basic facts

subtraction

Students complete subtraction equations by selecting from a range of numbers.

3

0

Keywords:

basic facts

division

Students complete division equations by selecting from given numbers.

3

1

Keywords:

basic facts

division

Students complete division equations by selecting from given numbers.

5

0

Keywords:

addition

index form

indices

powers

Students calculate and evaluate powers of whole numbers.

2

0

Keywords:

place value

whole numbers

Students write 3-digit whole numbers in compact and expanded form.

5

0

Keywords:

circles

circumference

distances

speed

time

Students calculate the distance travelled by the tips of the hands on a clock, and calculate the speed of one of the tips.

3

5

0

Keywords:

conversion of units

rates

volume

weight

Students answer questions about mixing quantities of powder and water to make a spray for rose bushes.

5

0

Keywords:

length

perimeter

volume

weight

In this practical task students need to weigh books, take measurements of length, convert these as required, and calculate volume and dimensions for a cover.

5

1

Keywords:

3-dimensional shapes

area

triangles

volume

Students calculate the surface area and volume of a pyramid.