Learning Continuum of Numeracy (Version 8.4)

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This element involves students gaining familiarity with the way statistical information is represented.

Students solve problems in authentic contexts that involve collecting, recording, displaying, comparing and evaluating the effectiveness of data displays of various types. They use appropriate language and numerical representations when explaining the outcomes of chance events. In developing and acting with numeracy, students:

  • interpret data displays
  • interpret chance events.

Level 6

Typically by the end of Year 10, students:

Interpret data displays

evaluate media statistics and trends by linking claims to data displays, statistics and representative data

Interpret chance events

explain the likelihood of multiple events occurring together by giving examples of situations when they might happen