This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop, interpret and use routine algebra expressions and formulas in the workplace.  This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 4 to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks.  This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
FSKNUM28

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - develop simple algebraic expressions or formulas that describe patterns or real life situations; - perform operations on algebraic expressions, and; - calculate using routine formulas.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - simple algebraic expressions and equations, and; - routine formulas for work.

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