Numeracy Worksheets & Problems
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Page updated : 14 April 2018
Below are a number of worksheets covering basic numeracy problems for high school students.
Basic Numeracy Skills include : Arithmetic Skills (Addition, Substraction, Multiplication, Division), Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, Ratio, Calculator Skills, Estimation etc
Arithmetic is the study of numbers, particularly with regard to simple operations like addition, subtraction, division and mulitplication. It is also concerned with using these operations to solve problems.
A fraction is a part of a whole. For example 3/4 or three quarters.
Decimals are a system of representing fractions using a base of ten. For example one half is 1/2 or 5/10 or 0.5.
Percentages show fractions as parts of 100. For exampe 20% is 20 parts per hundred or 20/100.
Ratios are a way of comparing two or more quanties by considering the quotient of the quantities. They are written in the form, for example, as 2:1
High school math students can use these numeracy problems for study purposes. High School Teachers  you're welcome to copy these worksheets for classroom use. Parents  if you'd like to help your child learn math we suggest you start with our math tutorial section before returning to use these worksheets.
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NUMERACY & ARITHMETIC WORKSHEETS 

Addition of Integers. 


Order of Operations.

ANZAC Maths


Have you got the power? 
Order of Operations. 


Sum to 12.


Long Multiplication

Directed Numbers


Buying a House.

Calculator Zapping.


Approximations. 
Competition  Spend $1,000,000!!


Why did the sheepdog fail his driving test?

Toy Soldiers 

Triangular Numbers.

Investigating Amazing Number Facts. 

Percentage Bubbles.

Fraction of an amount. 

Using a calculator. 
Manic Mazes.


Fraction and ratio worksheet.

Equivalent Fractions.


Upsidedown Crossword. 
Squares. 

Earth Facts.

At Work.


The Binary System of Counting.

Percentage Puzzle. 

Greatest Common Factor.

Directed Numbers.


Long Multiplication.

Anzac Maths.


Negative Number Game.

Addogons. 

Number Operations. 

ARITHMETIC & NUMERACY TUTORIALS
 Order of Operations
In a math calculation the order you do the operations (add, subtract, multiply, divide and brackets) is important.
This tutorial is suitable for students in Year 7 to 9.  Directed Numbers
Directed numbers are signed numbers i.e. numbers with a positive or plus sign (+) in front of them or a negative or minus sign () in front of them e.g. +6, 2, +7 etc. All these whole numbers (and 0) grouped together are called integers.
How do you add, subtract, multiply and divide directed numbers? View the tutorial.
This tutorial is suitable for students in Year 9 or 10.
FRACTIONS TUTORIALS
 An Introduction to
Fractions
What are fractions? How do you express a diagram as a fraction? What are the parts of a fraction called?
This tutorial is suitable for students in Year 8 or 9.  Equivalent Fractions
What are equivalent fractions, improper fractions and mixed numbers? How to simplify a fraction.
This tutorial is suitable for students in Year 9.  Fractions, Decimals & Percentages
How to convert fractions to decimals and percentages.
This tutorial is suitable for students in Year 9.  Ratios
What are ratios and how to simplify them.
This tutorial is suitable for students in Year 9.
A note about year levels
Where appropriate each worksheet is given a year level that it is applicable
to. As we're all in different countries the year level corresponds to
the number of years at school. So, for example, a worksheet for Year
11 is for students in their 11th year of school.
Worksheets for earlier or later years may still be suitable for you.
Please note : This is a free service and these worksheets are supplied on 'as is' basis. We will not enter into any correspondence on the content of the worksheets, errors, answers or tuition.