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# To solve problems in context

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### Activity: To solve problems in context [LO 1.6.1]

** This task will be placed in your portfolio. You will need a newspaper for this activity. Read the assignment carefully and answer the questions that follow. Work as neatly as you can, but have a good look at what your educator will be assessing before you start the task.

1. Use your local newspaper for examples and prices of the following items. Cut them out and paste them below. Write the prices below each example.

1.1 Colour TV

1.2 Computer

1.3 ‘Fridge 1.4 Cell phone

2. Imagine you have R40 000 to spend. How many of these items would you be able to afford? (You may use your calculator)

Colour TV: __________________________________________________________

Computer: __________________________________________________________

Fridge: _____________________________________________________________

Cell phone: __________________________________________________________

3. Also look for advertisements from a local supermarket. Paste in examples of the following items and write their prices below each example:

3.1 one litre of milk

3.2 a loaf of brown bread

3.3 a kilogram of cheese 3.4 a packet of sugar

4. Imagine you have R250,00 to spend. How many of the above-mentioned items would you be able to buy? (You may use your calculator)

4.1 Milk: _________________________________________________________

4.3 Cheese: _______________________________________________________

4.4 Sugar: _________________________________________________________

5. Colour the correct answer in:

 The newspaper activities were. EASY DIFFICULT I could calculate the answers. YES NO I could round off the cents correctly. YES NO

## ASSESSMENT: NEWSPAPER-BASED ACTIVITY

 CRITERIA 1 2 3 4 Neatness The cutting out is done untidily.Pasting down lacks thoroughness. Cutting out is done untidily. Everything is pasted into position. Cutting out is fairly neat. Pasting is done fairly well. The cutting out is very neat. Pasting down is done thoroughly. Completeness The advertisement is not cut out. Some answers have been left unanswered. Much of the information is lacking. Only very few questions are not answered. The assignment is completed fully. Mathematical errors 0 - 29% error free 30 - 49% error free. 50 - 78% error free. 80 - 100% error free.

### Assessment

Learning Outcome 1: The learner will be able to recognise, describe and represent numbers and their relationships, and to count, estimate, calculate and check with competence and confidence in solving problems.

Assessment Standard 1.6: We know this when the learner solves problems in context including contexts that may be used to build awareness of other Learning Areas, as well as human rights, social, economic and environmental issues such as:

1.6.1: financial (including buying and selling, profit and loss, simple budgets, reading and interpreting accounts, and discount).

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