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# Maths In The Real World

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• Maths in the Real World KS3 to KS4 Bridging Unit June 2008
• And we have…
• How much do I earn?
• Bob the Builder
• Crowing Glory
• Retail Pressure
• Reps Uncovered
• Designer Deals
• Assessment/Evaluation
• How much do I earn?
• Well done on getting the job, you earn £12,500, there will be a 2.5% increase in September, so how much will your MONTHLY pay packet be.
• The government will take 30% in tax and national insurance. How much a month will this be?
• You put £50 a month in a savings account. Each June you get 5% interest on the amount in your account. How much will you have on 30 th June 2012?
• You have made a bad investment in shares. They are losing 10% a month. You put £1000 in today, how much will you have at the end of December?
• In this Unit
• Percentages
• Percentage increase
• Percentage decrease
• Coumpound interest
• Bob the Builder
• Bob needs to lay a patio 10m x 8 m. Each paving slab is 50cm x 50cm. How many will he need?
• Bob goes to a triangular garden where the 2 shortest sides are 30m and 40 m. Fence panels are 2m long, so how many will he need for the longest side? How many slabs will he need for a triangular patio?
• Bob is building a Shed. Draw him some plans and elevations.
• Bob needs 24 bricks for every 3 levels of a wall. How many will he need for a wall 33 levels high?
• In this Unit
• Area
• Plans and Elevations
• Pythagoras
• Writing simple expressions
• Crowning Glory
• You need bleach to dye in a ration of 3:2. The clients hair needs 400ml of dye, how much bleach?
• Bleach comes in 250ml bottles, how many will you have to open?
• An experienced hairdresser serves 20 clients day, while the trainee serves 6. What is the ratio?
• A hairdresser gets a bonus of £10 per 6 clients, how much does the experienced hairdresser get, and the trainee?
• In this Unit
• Ratio
• Solving simple equations
• Unit conversion
• Retail Pressure
• How much VAT is there in a year on a £35 a month contract?
• Each assistant serves 4 people an hour, working 7 hours a day. There are 12 assistants, and 7 working days. How many customers?
• You earn £1.50 commission for each customer you sell to. You work 5 days, at 7 hours. What should your commission be?
• You serve 120 customers in a week. What is your commission?
• In this Unit
• Word problems to equations
• Ratio
• Percentages Revisted
• Reps Uncovered
• £1 is worth €1.49
• What is the cost of a trip of €40
• A customer changes £100 into Euros. Commission is 2%. How much do the get?
• Each bus holds 52 tourists. You are booked to take 250 tourists on a trip. The cost of each bus is €200. How much in £ do you charge each tourist to break even?
• A flight leaves Malaga at 8pm Spanish time. Spain is 1 hour behind the UK. The flight takes 2 hours 20 minutes. What time does it land?
• In this Unit
• Ratio
• Conversion
• Rounding
• More equations
• Time
• Designer Deals
• Design and cost a square based flower bed based on the costings given.
• Construct a Rose Window using at least 5 elements.
• Madonna wants a geometrical paint pattern based on a sequence for her music room. Give her what she wants!
• In this Unit
• Ratio and Proportion
• Construction
• Sequences
• Assessment/Evaluation
• TBC