# Maths In The Real World

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Published on May 25, 2008

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Maths in the Real World KS3 to KS4 Bridging Unit June 2008

And we have… How much do I earn? Bob the Builder Crowing Glory Retail Pressure Reps Uncovered Designer Deals Assessment/Evaluation

How much do I earn?

Bob the Builder

Crowing Glory

Retail Pressure

Reps Uncovered

Designer Deals

Assessment/Evaluation

How much do I earn? Well done on getting the job, you earn £12,500, there will be a 2.5% increase in September, so how much will your MONTHLY pay packet be. The government will take 30% in tax and national insurance. How much a month will this be? You put £50 a month in a savings account. Each June you get 5% interest on the amount in your account. How much will you have on 30 th June 2012? You have made a bad investment in shares. They are losing 10% a month. You put £1000 in today, how much will you have at the end of December?

Well done on getting the job, you earn £12,500, there will be a 2.5% increase in September, so how much will your MONTHLY pay packet be.

The government will take 30% in tax and national insurance. How much a month will this be?

You put £50 a month in a savings account. Each June you get 5% interest on the amount in your account. How much will you have on 30 th June 2012?

You have made a bad investment in shares. They are losing 10% a month. You put £1000 in today, how much will you have at the end of December?

In this Unit Percentages Percentage increase Percentage decrease Coumpound interest

Percentages

Percentage increase

Percentage decrease

Coumpound interest

Bob the Builder Bob needs to lay a patio 10m x 8 m. Each paving slab is 50cm x 50cm. How many will he need? Bob goes to a triangular garden where the 2 shortest sides are 30m and 40 m. Fence panels are 2m long, so how many will he need for the longest side? How many slabs will he need for a triangular patio? Bob is building a Shed. Draw him some plans and elevations. Bob needs 24 bricks for every 3 levels of a wall. How many will he need for a wall 33 levels high?

Bob needs to lay a patio 10m x 8 m. Each paving slab is 50cm x 50cm. How many will he need?

Bob goes to a triangular garden where the 2 shortest sides are 30m and 40 m. Fence panels are 2m long, so how many will he need for the longest side? How many slabs will he need for a triangular patio?

Bob is building a Shed. Draw him some plans and elevations.

Bob needs 24 bricks for every 3 levels of a wall. How many will he need for a wall 33 levels high?

In this Unit Area Plans and Elevations Pythagoras Writing simple expressions

Area

Plans and Elevations

Pythagoras

Writing simple expressions

Crowning Glory You need bleach to dye in a ration of 3:2. The clients hair needs 400ml of dye, how much bleach? Bleach comes in 250ml bottles, how many will you have to open? An experienced hairdresser serves 20 clients day, while the trainee serves 6. What is the ratio? A hairdresser gets a bonus of £10 per 6 clients, how much does the experienced hairdresser get, and the trainee?

You need bleach to dye in a ration of 3:2. The clients hair needs 400ml of dye, how much bleach?

Bleach comes in 250ml bottles, how many will you have to open?

An experienced hairdresser serves 20 clients day, while the trainee serves 6. What is the ratio?

A hairdresser gets a bonus of £10 per 6 clients, how much does the experienced hairdresser get, and the trainee?

In this Unit Ratio Solving simple equations Unit conversion

Ratio

Solving simple equations

Unit conversion

Retail Pressure How much VAT is there in a year on a £35 a month contract? Each assistant serves 4 people an hour, working 7 hours a day. There are 12 assistants, and 7 working days. How many customers? You earn £1.50 commission for each customer you sell to. You work 5 days, at 7 hours. What should your commission be? You serve 120 customers in a week. What is your commission?

How much VAT is there in a year on a £35 a month contract?

Each assistant serves 4 people an hour, working 7 hours a day. There are 12 assistants, and 7 working days. How many customers?

You earn £1.50 commission for each customer you sell to. You work 5 days, at 7 hours. What should your commission be?

You serve 120 customers in a week. What is your commission?

In this Unit Word problems to equations Ratio Percentages Revisted

Word problems to equations

Ratio

Percentages Revisted

Reps Uncovered £1 is worth €1.49 What is the cost of a trip of €40 A customer changes £100 into Euros. Commission is 2%. How much do the get? Each bus holds 52 tourists. You are booked to take 250 tourists on a trip. The cost of each bus is €200. How much in £ do you charge each tourist to break even? A flight leaves Malaga at 8pm Spanish time. Spain is 1 hour behind the UK. The flight takes 2 hours 20 minutes. What time does it land?

£1 is worth €1.49

What is the cost of a trip of €40

A customer changes £100 into Euros. Commission is 2%. How much do the get?

Each bus holds 52 tourists. You are booked to take 250 tourists on a trip. The cost of each bus is €200. How much in £ do you charge each tourist to break even?

A flight leaves Malaga at 8pm Spanish time. Spain is 1 hour behind the UK. The flight takes 2 hours 20 minutes. What time does it land?

In this Unit Ratio Conversion Rounding More equations Time

Ratio

Conversion

Rounding

More equations

Time

Designer Deals Design and cost a square based flower bed based on the costings given. Construct a Rose Window using at least 5 elements. Madonna wants a geometrical paint pattern based on a sequence for her music room. Give her what she wants!

Design and cost a square based flower bed based on the costings given.

Construct a Rose Window using at least 5 elements.

Madonna wants a geometrical paint pattern based on a sequence for her music room. Give her what she wants!

In this Unit Ratio and Proportion Construction Sequences

Ratio and Proportion

Construction

Sequences

Assessment/Evaluation TBC

TBC

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