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Overview:

Designed to test an individual’s ability to determine the answer to numerical scenarios with the aid of a calculator. Candidates are presented with a variety of question styles including true or false statements and multiple choice questions. All levels contain questions relating to: averages, conversions, costings, decimals, fractions, percentages, ratios and time.

Assessment/module overview:

Candidates are presented with 12 questions to complete in 15 minutes. The candidate’s responses are automatically marked and a point is awarded for each correctly answered question. Skipped questions or those that are not taken will result in no point being awarded.

Recommended Applications:

Persons who need to determine the answer to numerical scenarios with the aid of a calculator.

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Sample Question:

Q. Marcell, you sell birthday cards with a 30% markup for £2.73 each. If you want to increase your markup to 40%, what will be the final sale price of each card?

Difficulty Levels tested:

In this test candidates are required to read a short paragraph of text and perform a simple calculation or conversion with common (1-100) whole numbers. A candidate taking the Fundamental level of a test is expected to have subject knowledge aligned to a foundation level GCSE graduate.

In this test candidates are required to read a short paragraph of text and perform a multiple stage calculation with uncommon (101+) numbers, decimals and fractions. A candidate taking the Core level of a test is expected to have subject knowledge aligned to a higher level GCSE graduate.

In this test candidates are required to read a paragraph of text and perform a multiple stage calculation with complex numbers, decimals and fractions. This test builds on Core by increasing the quantity of calculations required to reach the answer and the quantity of data for interpretation. A candidate taking the Professional level of a test is expected to have subject knowledge aligned to an A-Level graduate.

Downloads:

Mathematics Numeracy FactFile

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Skills Measured and Levels:
  • Application of Mathematical Models
  • Calculating Costing Data
  • Numerical Skills
  • Reasoning
Test Detail:
  • 12 Questions presented
  • 15 Minutes to allowed to complete
  • 10 Minutes average completion time
  • Practice test available
  • Randomised presentation and delivery

Assessments available:

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