Number problems

Number problems are often set in a context, typically involving money or an amount of an item. To be confident at solving number problems, it is essential to understand the basics of fractions, decimals, percent and ratio.

Always ensure that your working out is clear and that you show all of it. If a calculator is allowed, ensure that any calculations are also recorded.

A problem solving framework can be used to tackle number problems.

Example 1

Explore how the six step framework is used to solve a number problem