Answer these 6 questions to help you understand areas of numeracy you might want to improve.
The questions have:
no pass or fail mark
multiple-choice options for answers
It should take around 5 minutes to complete all the questions and you can use a calculator if you wish.
What is 7:20 pm on the 24 hour clock?
You want to buy from the supermarket 3 sandwiches, 2 cakes and 1 apple.
How much money will you need?
You buy a large bar of chocolate to share between you and 3 other people. You each get 4 pieces of a 16 piece chocolate bar. How much have you eaten as a percentage?
You have played a game 4 times and scored: 3, 5, 7, 9 points. What is the average (mean) of your scores?
You decide to bake a pie.
The recipe tells you that the ingredients for the pie crust are in the ratio of 3:2:1
The recipe says you need 300g of flour.
How many grams of butter and sugar will the recipe require?
You have an annual salary of £34,000. You have a tax allowance of £10,000 and you pay a basic rate of income tax at 20%
How much income tax is deducted from your monthly salary?
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For example, in England, if you don’t
already have a GCSE maths pass (grade C / 4 or above) or equivalent
qualification such as O Level or Functional Skills Qualification.