# Mathematics

## Order of Operations Part 2 – Concept [Video – 10:08] (2011)

This short video tutorial deals with the concept of order of operations in mathematics problems and builds on the material covered in earlier lessons.

2012-03-01

## Order of Operations Part 1 – Practice [Video – 5:31] (2011)

When a mathematics problem contains some combination of addition, subtraction, multiplication or division, the order of operations specifies that the multiplication and division components must be completed first, before carrying out the addition and subtraction work.

This video tutorial reinforces that concept by providing three mathematics problems to solve. The problems get more challenging as the tutorial progresses.

2012-02-22

## Order of Operations Part 1 – Concept [Video – 6:33] (2011)

This brief video tutorial explains the concept of order of operations in mathematics problems.

2012-02-22

## Casino Math: Essential Skills for the Gaming Industry (2010)

This workbook is part of a series developed through a two-year project initiated by the Canadian Gaming Centre of Excellence (CGCE), a subsidiary of Manitoba Lotteries. While the project focused on meeting the training needs of Aboriginal or new Canadians, the material could be relevant for any new or potential employees in the gaming industry.

2012-01-31

## Fact Sheet - Learning to Know: Youth Literacy Skills (2010)

According to the 2006 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), conducted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Canadian 15-year-olds scored above OECD averages in reading, math, and science literacy. Canada’s science scores put it in the top seven of 57 countries.

2011-11-30

The authors of this workbook have provided a variety of exercises to help apprenticeship candidates improve their numeracy skills and learn how those skills are used in the trades.

The workbook includes sections focusing on measurement and calculation; money math; scheduling, budgeting and accounting; and data analysis.

2011-02-15

## Job Numeracy (2008)

This document is one in a series of three tutor resources designed for tutors of low-literacy adults. The goal of the series is to help tutors identify the workplace essential skills a student already has, increase his skill set, and develop his awareness of his own capabilities.

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2010-07-15

## Simply Math (2009)

This math skills booklet is designed to help adult learners with math operations. It is to be used with the three workbooks in the NWT Literacy Council's Everyday Math Skills series - Money Math, Kitchen Math and Home Math. Written in plain language, it covers basic math skills, fractions, decimals, percentages, metric units, and measurements.

2010-01-13

## Money Math (2009)

Money Math is one of three workbooks in the NWT Literacy Council's Everyday Math Skills series. It can be used in conjunction with the math booklet, Simply Math. Money Math is designed to help adult learners with math and is written in plain language. It is divided into three sections, each covering a variety of math concepts, followed by worksheets and a review page.