This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop numeracy skills related to interpreting and comprehending familiar chance statements and working with, constructing and interpreting statistical tables and graphs related to learners' familiar and routine situations in their personal, public, work or education and training lives. Learners will communicate these mathematical ideas using a combination of written and spoken responses.

Learners at this level work independently and continue to build and use their own familiar support resources.

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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: - communication and literacy skills to read relevant, familiar texts that incorporate tables and graphs; - problem solving skills to interpret tables and graphs to identify appropriate numerical and statistical information, and; - planning and organising skills to collect data and create tables and graphs.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - signs / prints/ symbols represent meaning in texts such as in newspapers, online, on utility bills and in notices and documents; - key features and conventions of tables and graphs, and; - informal and formal language of number and data to read, write and communicate about statistical results and information.

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