Wednesday, 10 February 2016

10 Feb: Things we accomplished today and Getting Ready for Tomorrow

1. Introduction to Unit 03: Approximation and Estimation

We discuss...
  • The difference between "Approximation" and "Estimation"
  • The difference between "Rounding off" and "Rounding Up/ Down"
  • When to use "" and how to present the working clearly with the degree of accuracy indicated at the end of the rounded off figure, e.g. 43 (rounded off to the nearest who number)
  • Depending on context, when to use precise/ exact figures and when to use approximated/ estimated figures

2. Getting Ready for Tomorrow

Read through the study notes - Unit 03 Lessons 1 to 2
Watch the video clips to understand the technique to approximate numbers by "Significant Figures"

3. Follow-up of marked assignments

The following are returned to all:
  • Diagnostic Test - do corrections for questions in p1 & p2
  • Assignments 1.1 & 1.2
    • Do corrections
      • GoogleSite - scroll down and refer to folder Unit 01 for suggested solutions
      • Click HERE to view clips that explain Assignment 1.2 Q2 to Q6 
  • Assignments 2.1 to 2.5 - for those who submitted before Lunar New Year holiday - do corrections. Refer to the following:
    • Do corrections
      • GoogleSite - scroll down and refer to folder Unit 02 for suggested solutions

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