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# Unit 06 - Using common measures, shape and space and data - OCR

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Unit 06 - Using common measures, shape and space and data - OCR

Unit 6 - Using common measures, shape and space and data (Entry 3)

UNIT 6 USING COMMON MEASURES, SHAPE AND SPACE AND DATA

(ENTRY 3)

CANDIDATE EVIDENCE SHEETS

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Unit 6 - Using common measures, shape and space and data (Entry 3)

OCR ENTRY LEVEL CERTIFICATE IN ADULT NUMERACY

UNIT 6: USING COMMON MEASURES, SHAPE AND SPACE AND DATA (ENTRY 3)

CANDIDATE EVIDENCE SHEETS

Candidate name: ..............................................................................................

1. MONEY

a) Calculate the cost of 3 items. (Cost below ?10)

In the table below:

record the price of 3 different items that cost between ?1 and ?3

from a price list

estimate the total cost of the 3 items

calculate the actual total cost of the 3 items.

Item Description Actual Cost Estimated Cost

1

2

3

Total

i) Round the actual total cost to the nearest whole ? .....................................

Round the actual total cost to the nearest 10p ..............................................

ii) Would you use a ?10 or ?20 note to pay for these items?

.........................................................................................................................................

iii) Calculate how much change you would get.

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b) Calculate the cost of three items. (Cost between ?10 & ?20)

In the table below:

record the cost of 3 different items, that cost in total between ?10

and ?20

estimate the total cost of the 3 items

calculate the actual total cost of the 3 items.

Item Description Actual Cost Estimated Cost

1

2

3

Total

i) Round the actual total cost to the nearest whole ? .....................................

Round the actual total cost to the nearest 10p ..............................................

ii) Would you use a ?10 or ?20 note to pay for these items?

.........................................................................................................................................

iii) Calculate how much change you would get.

If scribed by the tutor please complete the following: I confirm that I have scribed the candidate’s responses accurately.

Tutor signature: ......................................................... Date: ............................................

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Candidate name: ..............................................................................................

2. TIME

a) Record dates

i) Record 2 different important dates. (Do not use the same month.)

Write the dates in 2 different ways. An example is written for you.

Event Date (Way 1) Date (Way 2) thExample: My Birthday 16/03/1985 16 March 1985

Event 1 .................................... .................................... .................................

Event 2 .................................... .................................... .................................

ii) Mark your dates on 2 different types of calendar.

Write down the day of the week the dates fall on.

Day of the Week

Date 1 ....................................................................................

Date 2 ...................................................................................

b) Record times

Record 3 different times on a 12 hour digital clock and another 3

different times on an analogue clock.

Or, you can set the times on an actual clock or watch.

Time (in words) Analogue clock Time (in words) 12 hour digital clock

?

?

5 minute interval:

?

?

5 minute interval:

?

?

Tutor witness statement (time was set on an actual clock/watch): Candidate has set

above times on a clock/watch accurately.

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i) Read 3 different times on an analogue clock.

Analogue Clock

Time Read correctly? Yes/No + (tutor signature)

ii) Read 3 different times on a digital clock.

Digital Clock

Time Read correctly? Yes/No + (tutor signature)

If scribed by the tutor please complete the following: I confirm that I have scribed the candidate’s responses accurately.

Tutor signature: ......................................................... Date: .............................................

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Candidate name: ..............................................................................................

3. DISTANCE AND MEASUREMENT

a) Length

i) Choose 2 items of different lengths to measure.

ii) Make an estimate of the length of each item.

iii) Choose an appropriate measuring instrument and record the actual

length of each item. State the units used.

iv) Compare your estimate with the actual length.

Record your results in the table below (an example has been done for you).

Item measured Estimated Actual Measuring Comparison

length length instrument

used

Example My estimate was

Table 2 metres 1.75 metres Tape measure too long by 25 cms

1

2

Choose one of your 2 items.

Estimate, then measure its length using a non-standard unit of length.

Item .......................................................................................................................................

What unit did you use? ....................................................................................................

How many of the units does the item actually measure? ........................................

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b) Weight

i) Choose 2 items of different weight to measure.

ii) Make an estimate of the weight of each item.

iii) Choose an appropriate measuring instrument and record the actual

weight of each item. State the units used.

iv) Compare your estimate with the actual weight.

Record your results in the table below (an example has been done for you).

Item measured Estimated Actual Measuring Comparison

Weight Weight instrument

used

Example My estimate was

Text book 0.5 kg 350 grams Kitchen too heavy by 150

weighing grams

scales

1

2

Choose one of your 2 items.

Estimate, then measure its weight using a non-standard unit of weight.

Item ....................................................................................................................................

What unit did you use? ....................................................................................................

How many of the units does the item actually weigh? ............................................

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c) Capacity

i) Choose 2 different sized containers.

ii) Make an estimate of the capacity of each container.

iii) Choose an appropriate measuring instrument and record the actual

capacity of each container. State the units used.

iv) Compare your estimate with the actual capacity.

Record your results in the table below (an example has been done for you).

Container Estimate of Actual Measuring Comparison

Capacity Capacity instrument

used

Example My estimate was 550 Measuring Coffee Mug 0.5 litres too small by millilitres jug 50 ml

1

2

Choose one of your 2 containers.

Estimate its capacity using a non standard unit of capacity.

Item .......................................................................................................................................

What unit did you use? ....................................................................................................

How many of the units does the item actually measure? ......................................

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d) Temperature

i) Choose 2 items to measure the temperature of.

ii) Make an estimate of the temperature of each item.

iii) Choose an appropriate measuring instrument and record the actual

temperature of each item. State the units used.

iv) Compare your estimate with the actual capacity.

Record your results in the table below (an example has been done for you).

Item Estimated Actual Measuring Comparison

Temperature Temperature instrument

used

Example My estimate was Cup of tap water 10º Centigrade 12º Centigrade Mercury too low by 2;

thermometer

1

2

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e) Distance

i) Choose 2 different places.

ii) One should be a place near to where you live or nearby town or city.

iii) One should be a town or city much further away, but in the UK.

iv) Give an approximate distance in miles or kilometres to the 2 places

you have chosen.

v) Identify an appropriate form of transport to travel to each place.

1 The place near to where I live is .........................................................................

Approximate distance in miles or kilometres ...................................................

How would you travel to the place you have chosen?

I would travel by ........................................................................................................

2 The town or city further away is ........................................................................

Approximate distance in miles or kilometres ...................................................

How would you travel to the place you have chosen?

I would travel by .......................................................................................................

If scribed by the tutor please complete the following:

I confirm that I have scribed the candidate’s responses accurately.

Tutor signature: ......................................................... Date: ............................................

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