# Mathematical Literacy and Numeracy 8

## Mathematical Literacy and Numeracy

Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal and community life

Use mathematics to plan and control personal and/or household budgets and income and expenditure
Use simple and compound interest to make sense of and define a variety of situations

Demonstrate understanding of rational and irrational numbers and number systems

Use and analyse computational tools and strategies, and make estimates and approximations
Demonstrate understanding of numbers and relationships among numbers and number systems

Work with a range of patterns and functions and solve problems

Convert flexibly between and within various representations of functions
Compare, analyse and describe the behaviour of patterns and functions
Represent situations mathematically in order to interpret and solve problems

Apply basic knowledge of statistics and probability to influence the use of data and procedures in order to investigate life related problems

Apply various techniques to organise and represent data in order to model situations
Give opinions on the implications of the modelled data for the required purpose

Measure, estimate and calculate physical quantities and explore, describe and represent geometrical relationships in 2-dimensions in different life or workplace contexts

Estimate, measure and calculate physical quantities to solve problems in practical situations
Explore transformations of two-dimensional geometric figures