This practical application allows students to demonstrate their understanding, problem solving and reasoning in the context of interpreting results and allocating points for an interhouse competition. Students will need to use the mathematical thinking process throughout this assessment.
Syllabus Dot Points:
1.1.1 identify and describe the purpose of whole numbers in various texts and media from everyday life
1.2.2 choose when it is appropriate to use addition or subtraction to solve a range of everyday problems; for example, combining quantities,finding and comparing differences
1.5.3 read and interpret information from a range of simple data displays for real life contexts, including lists, one and two-way tables, column/bar and line graphs, Venn and arrow/network diagrams
1.5.6 determine whether interpretations from tables and graphs are reasonable for the context
1.5.7 communicate information and conclusions from graphs and tables consistent with the language of the context