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• #### Converting units: baby weight

Convert weights of babies between kg and lb and oz.

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• #### Find bounds for distance and time spent running, given imprecise measurements

Multiplication and division of upper and lower bounds.

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• Numeracy
• Arithmetic

Key Stage 4 / GCSE, Transition to university

• #### Rounding and estimating calculations - painting a room

Estimate the number of buckets of paint to buy, by rounding measurements of a room up to the nearest metre and estimating the total area.

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• #### Converting units of length (km/m/miles)

Convert from km to metres and miles, and miles to km.

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• #### Converting units of height (feet/inches/cm)

Convert a height given in feet and inches into cm and then metres.

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• #### Using compound units - speed

Calculate a speed in m/s given distance and time taken, then convert that to km/hour

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• #### Calculate the areas of polygons

This question tests the students ability to calculate the area of different 2D shapes given the units and measurements required. The formulae for the areas are available if required but students are encouraged to try to remember them themselves.

The shapes are: a rectangle, a parallelogram, a right-angled triangle, and a trapezium.

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• #### Using compound units: price/weight of sweets

This question assesses the students ability to calculate and convert between different types of compound units, including rates of pay, speed and unit pricing.