This unit describes the skills and knowledge to measure quantities in standard units and carry out basic calculations involving these quantities.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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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: problem solving skills to: interpret the measurement requirements; apply the appropriate mathematical method to make required calculations; check the accuracy of calculations. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - measurements of quantities such as time, length, volume, using common measuring instruments - mathematical processes; - basic functions of calculators, and; - basic measuring instruments.

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