# Maths skills

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## Maths for Design & Technology

### Practical application of core GCSE and A Level Maths content

Unplugged Unit
Perfect for lessons away from computers or workshops.
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## Inside the Unit...

### Areas Covered

• Topic 1 Decimal places and significant figures
• Topic 2 Ratios and fractions
• Topic 3 Percentages and standard form
• Topic 4 2D and 3D shapes - area and volume
• Topic 5 Working with data
• Topic 6 Solving D&T problems
• Topic 7 Maths for A level
• Assessment

There are 7 worksheets, 7 homework tasks, and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

## Summary

This theoretical teaching unit covers the new core mathematics requirements for all GCSE examination boards, and A Level. It is divided into seven topics plus an end-of-unit assessment.

Included within the lessons are other skill areas felt to be important by design technology teachers, for example:

• the ability to make estimations
• units in length and weight, and related calculations
• an emphasis on laying out of calculations, particularly clear working within the context of composite area and volume calculations.

## What's included?

This unit has been written to satisfy the core mathematics requirements for all GCSE and A Level examination boards for Design and Technology. The unit contains:

• PowerPoint slides for each topic
• Detailed lesson plans
• Learning objectives and outcomes
• Worksheets and homework activities with answers
• End-of-unit, exam-style assessment test with answers
• Other material and links to online resources

## What people say...

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Mr Mark Blundell. Department of Design Technology, One School Global - Lancaster Campus

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Andrew White. Head of Design Technology, Monmouth School for Boys

## Inside the Unit...

### Areas Covered

• Topic 1 Decimal places and significant figures
• Topic 2 Ratios and fractions
• Topic 3 Percentages and standard form
• Topic 4 2D and 3D shapes - area and volume
• Topic 5 Working with data
• Topic 6 Solving D&T problems
• Topic 7 Maths for A level
• Assessment

There are 7 worksheets, 7 homework tasks, and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

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