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JEDT 012 - Numeracy
Course Details
Course Code:
JEDT 012

Calendar Description:
To equip students with the necessary numeracy knowledge and skills to work efficiently and safely in key fields related to the food industry.

Hours:
Total Hours: 120


Pre-Requisites:
The student will have the recommendation of the college counsellor and the referring agency indicating a positive potential for success in the identified Learning Plan.

Learning Outcomes:
- The student, in a numeracy problem, will know:
A.what addition is and when to use this operation
B.what subtraction is and when to use this operation
C.what multiplication is and when to use this operation
D.what division is and when to use this operation

- The student demonstrates the ability to perform these numeracy functions in a problem using acquired fact skills or using a calculator (or other appropriate electronic device)

- The student can use the numeracy operations to two decimal places (money)

- The student can demonstrate the use of imperial and metric measurement re: volume and length

Performance tasks:
- The student demonstrates the ability to put in a series of at least four numbers up to three digits into a column
- The student can add these numbers using learned numeracy facets or using a calculator
- The student demonstrates the ability to organize numbers up to three digits into a format for subtraction
- The student can subtract these numbers using learned numeracy facts or using a calculator
- The student demonstrates the ability to organize numbers up to three digits into a format for multiplication
- The student can multiply these numbers using learned numeracy facts or using a calculator
- The student demonstrates the ability to organize numbers up to three digits into a format for division
- The student can divide these numbers using learned numeracy facts or using a calculator
- The student demonstrates the ability to interpret a single function problem and successfully solve the problem using learned numeracy facts or using a calculator
- The student demonstrates the ability to interpret a single function problem involving decimals up to 2 places to successfully solve the problem using learned numeracy facts or using a calculator
- The student can identify by example both measurement systems regularly used in canada
- The student can select from a variety of containers appropriate volume measures such as teaspoon, cup, 1/4 cup, 250ml, 50ml, etc.
- The student can identify from a scale a mm, a cm, 30cm, a metre, etc.
- The student can identify from a scale an inch, a foot, a yard, etc.
- The student understands and can utilize the two temperature measurement systems commonly used in Canada:
1) Recipes/cooking
2) Safety
3) Bacteria control/sanitization
- The student will be able to explain what is meant by sales tax and GST
Given the list price for an item, the student will be able to determine: (using a calculator if desired)
1) the sales tax for that item
2) the GST for that item
3) the total amount the purchaser must pay
- Using sample monthly credit card billing slips, the student demonstrates knowledge of credit card interest charges and the cost of maintaining a debt balance

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