This practical application allows students to demonstrate their understanding, problem solving and reasoning in the context of planning a long distance drive and determining the most cost effective and time efficient option. Students will need to use the mathematical thinking process throughout this assessment.
Syllabus Dot Points:
2.4.1 use units of time, conversion between units, fractional, digital and decimal representations
2.4.6 interpret complex timetables
2.4.8 use scales to calculate distances and lengths on plans, maps and charts
2.4.9 plan routes for practical purposes, accounting for local conditions
2.4.11 calculate speed, distance or time using the formula speed = distance/time
2.4.12 calculate the time or costs for a journey from distances estimated from maps