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Junior Secondary Numeracy toolkit
 
The Numeracy toolkit is designed for junior secondary students as a refresher of key mathematical concepts used across the curriculum.  Each topic has a help sheet reminding students of the content, a useful example and a question to test their knowledge on the topic.  Follow the links to the relevant help sheets.   
 

Topic

Skill

​Toolkit

Graphing
Graphing with discrete and continuous data
01 Discrete and continuous data.pdf
Types of graphs and common language
02 Types of graphs and common language.pdf
Ratio
Rate and ratio what are they?
03 Rate and ratio.pdf
Scale – understanding ways to represent scale: ratio, linear, words ‘is to’ and ‘represents’
04 Ways to represent scale.pdf
Scale: Enlargement
05 Enlargement.pdf
The Golden Ratio
06 The Golden ratio.pdf
Number
Rounding
Exchange rates
Time – 24 hour and 12 hour
International symbols: Currency, multiplication and the decimal
Percentage
Calculating percentages – converting fractions to percent
Calculating percentages of amounts
Calculating percentage growth
Measurement
Measurement prefixes
Conversion between units of area and volume
Volume and Capacity
Reading a scale
Earth Geometry
Latitude and longitude
Statistics
Calculating the average