M8.31

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Educator and Tagging Information:
Learning Area:
Maths
Resource Name:
Maths
Assessment Exemplar Number:
M8.31
Item:
31
Phase:
Senior
Grade:
8
Learning Outcome(s) and Assessment Standard(s):
Learning Outcome 1: Numbers, Operations and Relationships
Assessment Standard: We know this when the learner
8.1.4 Recognises and uses equivalent forms of the rational numbers listed above.
8.1.5 Solves problems in context including contexts that may be used to build awareness of other
Learning Areas, as well as human rights, social, economic and environmental issues such as:
financial (including profit and loss, budgets, accounts, loans, simple interest, hire purchase,
exchange rates); measurements in Natural Sciences and Technology contexts.
8.1.6 Solves problems that involve ratio and rate.
8.1.7 (a) (b) Estimates and calculates by selecting and using operations appropriate to solving
problems that involve: rounding off; multiple operations with rational numbers (including division
with fractions and decimals).
8.1.11 (a) Recognises, describes and uses: algorithms for finding equivalent fractions.
Learning Space:
Assessment
Hyperlinks:
To be completed later.
Number of questions for exemplar:
1
Rating:
Easy questions:
Medium questions:
X
Difficult questions:
Assessment Task
Questions:
1.
A recipe uses 2 53 cups of a raison mix to make 3 dozen muffins. According to this recipe how
many muffins can you make if you have 15 cups of raisin mix?
Solution
1.
How many parts fit into the whole:
5
15  2 53  15  13
 15  13
 5,769231
5
So the amount of muffins that can be made: 5, 76923112  3  207, 69
So one can make 207 muffins.
Here the important part of the answer is to interpret the remainder in the context given.
Appendix of Assignment Tools
Adding, multiplying and dividing fractions
Rate and ratio
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