Published September 1994
by Chapman & Hall .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||342|
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Numeracy involves skills that aren’t always taught in the classroom – the ability to use numbers and solve problems in real life. It means having the confidence and skill to use numbers and mathematical approaches in all aspects of life. Numeracy is as important as literacy. In fact, it's sometimes called ‘mathematical literacy’. This book is ideal if, like me, you have not done maths in many years and need to brush up your skills in advance of the QTS Numeracy Professional Skills Test. The examples are very clearly laid and all steps are always included (unlike many other /5(). Numeracy, the “ability to understand and use numbers in daily life” is an important but understudied component of literacy. Numeracy-related tasks are common in healthcare and include understanding nutrition information, interpreting blood sugar readings and other clinical data, adjusting medications, and understanding probability in risk by: To succeed in a complex and changing world, students need strong literacy and numeracy skills. As well as being able to read, write and solve mathematical problems, they need to use language and quantitative or spatial information to guide their decisions.