# CXC Math Topic: COMPUTATION (2010)

CXC Math Topic: COMPUTATION (2010)

 GENERAL OBJECTIVES On completion of this section students should be able to: 1. demonstrate an understanding of place value; 2. demonstrate computational skills; 3. be aware of the importance of accuracy in computation; 4. appreciate the need for numeracy in everyday life; 5. demionstrate the ability to make estimates fit for purpose. SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: The student should be able to: CONTENT 1. perform computation using any of the four basic operations with real numbers; Addition, multiplication, subtraction and division of whole numbers, fractions and decimals. 2. Convert among fractions, percentages and decimals; Conversion of fractions to decimals and percentages, conversion of decimals to fractions and percentages, conversion of percentages to decimals and fractions. 3. convert from one set of units to another; Conversion using conversion scales, converting within the metric scales, 12- hour and 24 hour clock, currency conversion. 4. express a value to a given number of: (a) significant figures; (b) decimal places; 1,2 or 3 significant figures. 1,2, or 3 decimal places. 5. write any rational number in standard form; Scientific notation. 6. calculate any fraction or percentage of a given quantity; Calculating fractions and percentages of a whole. 7. express one quantity as a fraction or percentage of another; Comparing two quatities using fractions and percentages. 8. compare two quantities using ratios; Ratio and proportion. 9. divide a quantity in a given ratio; Ratio and proportion. 10. solve problems involving: (a) fractions; (b) decimals; (c) percentages (d) ratio, rates and proportions; (e) arithmetic mean. Here are our computation tutorials to help you prepare for this section of the CXC math exam.
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