# MS Maths -Term 1 NUMBER SKILLS

Hi Maths Team

The first unit for this academic year will be NUMBER SKILLS. We will assess all students on Thursday 20th August and place students in groups with similar learning requirements. The Learning Outcomes that will be assessed in this unit are listed below:

**MS MATHS CONCEPT ONE – NUMBER**

Numbers up to 10 million

Reading and writing numbers in numerals and in words

Rounding off numbers to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000

Four operations

Addition and subtraction involving two 3-digit numbers

**without using calculators**Multiplication and division by tens, hundreds and thousands

**without using calculators**Multiplication and division of a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number

**without using calculators**Solving word problems involving the 4 operations

Estimation of answers in calculations

Checking reasonableness of answers

Order of operations

Combined operations involving the 4 operations

Use of brackets

Mental calculation

Addition and subtraction involving a 3-digit number and ones, tens or hundreds

**without using calculators**Multiplication and division within the multiplication tables

**without using calculators**

Factors and multiples

Determining if a 1-digit number is a factor of a given number

Listing all factors of a given number up to 100

Finding the common factors of two given numbers

Recognizing the relationship between Factors and Multiples

Listing the first 12 multiples of a given 1-digit number

Finding the common multiples of two given numbers up to 12

Numbers and the four operations (Secondary One)

primes and prime factorisation

finding HCF and LCM,

squares, cubes, square roots and cube roots by prime factorisation

negative numbers, integers, rational numbers, real numbers and their four operations

representation and ordering of numbers on the number line

use of the symbols <, >, =, ≠

approximation and estimation (including rounding off numbers to a required number of decimal places or significant figures, estimating the results of computation, and concepts of rounding and truncation errors) .

Please email me (sal@greenschool.org) if you have any questions.

Kind Regards

**Pak Sal**