Measurement of error: Year 10 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 10 is for the topic of Measurement of error. Students make considered estimations of measurements. They use percentages to calculate the size of errors in different circumstances. They estimate the accuracy of given measurements and the effects of rounding.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Measurement
Topics Estimation, Using units of measurement
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions

Identify the impact of measurement errors on the accuracy of results in practical contexts

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P10)
Multiplicative strategies (P10)

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