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Skills available for Newfoundland and Labrador grade 12 math curriculum

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Measurement and Probability

  • Develop spatial sense through direct and indirect measurement.

    • 12.M1 Demonstrate an understanding of the limitations of measuring instruments, including:

      • 12.M1.A precision

      • 12.M1.B accuracy

      • 12.M1.C uncertainty

      • 12.M1.D tolerance

      • 12.M1.E and solve problems.

      • 12.M1.1 Explain why, in a given context, a certain degree of precision is required.

      • 12.M1.2 Explain why, in a given context, a certain degree of accuracy is required.

      • 12.M1.3 Explain, using examples, the difference between precision and accuracy.

      • 12.M1.4 Analyze precision and accuracy in a contextual problem.

      • 12.M1.5 Compare the degree of accuracy of two given instruments used to measure the same attribute.

      • 12.M1.6 Describe, using examples, the limitations of measuring instruments used in a specific trade or industry.

      • 12.M1.7 Relate the degree of precision to the uncertainty of a given measure.

      • 12.M1.8 Calculate maximum and minimum values, using a given degree of tolerance in context.

      • 12.M1.9 Solve a problem that involves precision, accuracy or tolerance.

  • Develop critical thinking skills related to uncertainty.

    • 12.P1 Analyze and interpret problems that involve probability.

  • Develop number sense and critical thinking skills.

    • 12.N1 Analyze puzzles and games that involve logical reasoning, using problem-solving strategies.

      • 12.N1.1 Determine, explain and verify a strategy to solve a puzzle or to win a game; e.g.,

        • 12.N1.1.a guess and check

        • 12.N1.1.b look for a pattern

        • 12.N1.1.c make a systematic list

        • 12.N1.1.d draw or model

        • 12.N1.1.e eliminate possibilities

        • 12.N1.1.f simplify the original problem

        • 12.N1.1.g work backward

        • 12.N1.1.h develop alternative approaches.

      • 12.N1.2 Identify and correct errors in a solution to a puzzle or in a strategy for winning a game.

      • 12.N1.3 Create a variation on a puzzle or a game, and describe a strategy for solving a puzzle or winning the game.

Working with Data

  • Develop statistical reasoning.

    • 12.S1 Solve problems that involve measures of central tendency, including:

    • 12.S2 Analyze and describe percentiles.

      • 12.S2.1 Explain the relationship between median and percentile.

      • 12.S2.2 Explain, using examples, percentile ranks in a context.

      • 12.S2.3 Explain, using examples, the difference between percent and percentile rank.

  • Develop algebraic reasoning.

    • 12.A1 Demonstrate an understanding of linear relations by:

      • 12.A1.A recognizing patterns and

      • 12.A1.B trends

      • 12.A1.C graphing

      • 12.A1.D creating tables of values

      • 12.A1.E writing equations

      • 12.A1.F interpolating and extrapolating

      • 12.A1.G solving problems.

      • 12.A1.1 Describe the trends in the graph of a data set, including scatter plots.

      • 12.A1.2 Solve a contextual problem that requires interpolation or extrapolation of information.

      • 12.A1.3 Match given contexts with their corresponding graphs, and explain the reasoning.

    • 12.N1 Analyze puzzles and games that involve logical reasoning, using problem-solving strategies.

Linear Relationships

  • Develop algebraic reasoning.

    • 12.A1 Demonstrate an understanding of linear relations by:

      • 12.A1.A recognizing patterns and

      • 12.A1.B trends

      • 12.A1.C graphing

      • 12.A1.D creating tables of values

      • 12.A1.E writing equations

      • 12.A1.F interpolating and extrapolating

      • 12.A1.G solving problems.

      • 12.A1.4 Create, with or without technology, a graph to represent a given or collected data set.

      • Number

      • 12.A1.2 Solve a contextual problem that requires interpolation or extrapolation of information.

      • 12.A1.5 Sort a set of scatter plots according to the trends represented (linear, nonlinear or no trend).

      • 12.A1.3 Match given contexts with their corresponding graphs, and explain the reasoning.

      • 12.A1.6 Identify and describe the characteristics of a linear relation represented in a graph, table of values or number pattern.

      • 12.A1.7 Sort a set of graphs, tables of values and/or number patterns into linear and nonlinear relations.

      • 12.A1.8 Explain why the points should or should not be connected on the graph for a context.

      • 12.A1.9 Relate slope and rate of change to linear relations.

      • 12.A1.10 Identify a linear equation as having a direct or partial variation relationship.

      • 12.A1.11 Create a table of values for a given equation of a linear relation.

      • 12.A1.12 Solve a contextual problem that involves the application of a formula for a linear relation.

      • 12.A1.13 Write an equation for a given context, including direct or partial variation.

    • 12.N1 Analyze puzzles and games that involve logical reasoning, using problem-solving strategies.

Financial Decisions

  • Develop number sense and critical thinking skills.

    • 12.N2 Solve problems that involve the acquisition of a vehicle by:

      • 12.N2.A buying

      • 12.N2.B leasing

      • 12.N2.C leasing to buy.

      • 12.N2.1 Describe and explain various options for buying, leasing and leasing to buy a vehicle.

      • 12.N2.2 Justify a decision related to buying, leasing or leasing to buy a vehicle, based on factors such as personal finances, intended use, maintenance, warranties, mileage and insurance.

      • 12.N2.3 Solve, with or without technology, problems that involve the purchase, lease or lease to purchase a vehicle.

      • 12.N2.4 Determine costs of operating a vehicle, including fixed costs, such as extended warranty, insurance and licensing, and ongoing costs, such as gas and maintenance.

    • 12.N3 Critique the viability of small business options by considering:

      • 12.N3.A expenses

      • 12.N3.B sales

      • 12.N3.C profit or loss.

      • 12.N3.1 Identify expenses in operating a small business.

      • 12.N3.2 Identify feasible small business options for a given community.

      • 12.N3.3 Generate options that might improve the profitability of a small business.

      • 12.N3.4 Determine the profit, loss and break-even point for a small business.

      • 12.N3.5 Explain factors, such as seasonal variations and hours of operation, that might impact the profitability of a small business.

    • 12.N1 Analyze puzzles and games that involve logical reasoning, using problem-solving strategies.

Properties of Figures

Transformations

Trigonometry

  • Develop spatial sense.

    • 12.G1 Solve problems by using the sine law and cosine law, excluding the ambiguous case.

    • 12.N1 Analyze puzzles and games that involve logical reasoning, using problem-solving strategies.