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# percentages

## Using Calculators

• Numeracy activities
• Number and Algebra
• Level One

Say the forwards and backwards number word sequences in the range 0–100.

Say the forwards and backwards skip–counting sequences in the range 0–100 for twos, fives, and tens.

Say the forwards and backwards number word sequences by ones, tens, and hundreds in the range 0 – 1000.

Say the forwards and backwards whole number word sequences by ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands in the range 0–1 000 000, including finding numbers that are 10, 100, and 1 000 more or less than a given number.

Find out how many ones, tens, hundreds and thousands are in all of a whole number.

Say the number one–thousandth, one–hundredth, one–tenth, one, and ten, etc, before and after any given number.

Order fractions, decimals and percentages.

## Inflation

• Numeracy activities
• Number and Algebra
• Level Five

Estimate and find percentages of whole number and decimal amounts.

## GST Rules

• Numeracy activities
• Number and Algebra
• Level Five

Estimate and find percentages of whole number and decimal amounts.

## Estimating for Accuracy

• Units of Work
• Number and Algebra
• Level Five

This unit covers with a wide range of estimating methods that are essential in checking calculator answers for errors.

## How many Words?

• Units of Work
• Number and Algebra
• Level Four

This unit compares the frequencies of different parts of speech in different kinds of text.  This provides an opportunity to discuss and categorise parts of language, as well as a practical context in which to use percentages, and generate pie graphs.

## Travel to School I

• Units of Work
• Statistics
• Level Four

In this unit students investigate methods of travel to school, using a spreadsheet to produce data displays and investigate distributions.