Routledge

Concrete or MODEL EXAMPLES

 

Some examples

For an example of how to estimate how long a journey might take go to Estimating.

 

There is an example of calculating a percentage at the end of the Percentages page.

 

For an example of how to do long division and for how useful squared paper is for doing calculations, go to Long Division.

 

There is an example of making your own personal ready reckoner on the Percentages page. There is another example below for calculating the price of things when travelling abroad.

 

If you want lots of examples of how to do various calculations, explore the Maths is Fun website.

 

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Currency CONVERTER

Home currency to foreign currency exchange rate:

 

Foreign currency to home currency exchange rate:

Home currency units

Equivalent in foreign currency

 

Foreign currency units

Equivalent in home currency

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can work out a range of values for whatever the exchange rate is and fill in the chart. There are various websites to help you:

http://pages.ebay.co.uk/services/buyandsell/currencyconverter.html

 

Example:

Currency CONVERTER

GB (£) pounds to US ($) dollars.

Exchange rate: 1.80 (This means for every £1.00 you get $1.80)

GB (£)

US ($)

US ($)

GB (£)

1

1.80

1

1 ¸1.80  = 56p

5

9

5

2.80

10

18

10

5.60

50

90

50

28.00

60 (50+10)

90+18 = 108

60 (50+10)

33.60

100

180

100

56.00

 

Exchange rates change all the time and it is a good idea to check what they are before you fill in your own Currency Converter.

 

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