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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Demonstrate an understanding of and use the numbering system 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14084  Demonstrate an understanding of and use the numbering system 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Math. Literacy Mathematics and Math Sciences 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 10 - Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences Mathematical Sciences 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2006-07-04  2007-06-29  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-06-29   2011-06-29  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Persons credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Count and/or estimate a number of items and an amount of money and record the number or amount orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate understanding of and use the continuous, recurring, patterned nature of the whole number system to generate, order and compare numbers, and identify and complete simple number and visual patterns.
  • Work with fractions and demonstrate under standing of the size, concept and use of fractions and the link between fractions, decimals and percentages.
  • Demonstrate understanding of and use mathematical language, symbols and notation to represent and communicate mathematical relations, concepts and generalizations.
  • Explain the origin and logic of, and use an alternative means of counting and recording quantity. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Count and/or estimate a number of items and an amount of money and record
    the number or amount oral 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Counting in 1s, 2s, 4s, 5s, 10s, 20s, 25s, 50s, 100s, 200s in ascending and descending order, starting at any number up to at least 1 000. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.The quantity or amount expressed and recorded is correct in terms of number names and symbols used. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.The form of written numbers is in accordance with the conventions for writing numbers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Money is written in accordance with established conventions. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Including but not limited to the following forms:
    R5,86; R5
    4. 86
    586c.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    5.The language of estimation is used where appropriate. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Including but not limited to: about, more-or-less, close to, less than, more than, approximately, nearly.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    6.The accuracy of estimates is appropriate in terms of the context, the need for speed and the purpose of the estimates 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    7.The link between the number of items, the number names and number symbols is demonstrated. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate understanding of and use the continuous, recurring, patterned nature of the whole number 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Number patterns could be based on doubling, halving, fixed differences, increasing or decreasing differences. Patterns do not include squared or cubed numbers, or those based on ratios.

    Numbers and money are generated or expanded by groupings of 1s; 10s; 100s and 1 000s. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Identified patterns are consistent throughout the pattern. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Completed patterns are internally consistent. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Numbers are correctly sequenced according to size or identified patterns. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.Numbers generated or expanded using groupings of 1s; 10s; 100s and 1 000s equate to the original numbers 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5.The language of comparison is used where appropriate and demonstrates the relationship between numbers. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Including but not limited to: more than, less than, bigger, smaller, the same as, equal to, nearly, fewer, least, different.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Work with fractions and demonstrate under-standing of the size 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Work with fractions and demonstrate under-standing of the size, concept and use of fractions and the link between fractions, decimals and percentages. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Read fractions in words and symbols.

    Find and explain how to find fractions of shapes, lengths and quantities and generalise specific cases.
    Link fractions, decimals and percentages in cases limited to 10%, 25%, 50%, 75% and 100%.
    Compare and order fractions according to size.
    Calculations with fractions are limited to finding fractional parts of shapes, lengths or amounts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Drawings indicating the size of fractional parts of shapes are close enough to exact sizes to make the fraction denoted clear. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.The sizes of fractional parts of quantities and lengths are exactly correct 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.The relative sizes of fractions are displayed through correct sequencing and direct comparisons. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.Symbolic representations of fractions, decimals and percentages accord with recognized conventions. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes the following conventions:
    3
    4 0; 3/4; 0,75; 75%;
    75
    100 0.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5.Explanations of how to find fractions of shapes, lengths and quantities ; clarify the role of the denominator and numerator. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6.The language of fractions is used correctly. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Language includes half, third, quarter, halves, thirds, quarters, whole, equal parts, divide between, share
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7.Descriptions of the uses of fractions, decimals and percentages are in line with everyday examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate understanding of and use mathematical language, symbols and notation 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Demonstrate understanding of and use mathematical language, symbols and notation to represent and communicate mathematical relations, concepts and generalizations. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Numbers at least up to 1 000, words 0-20 fractions to include:
    1
    2 0,
    1
    3 0,
    1
    4 0,
    1
    8 0
    ordinals up to at least 100th. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Numbers in word and symbolic form are read and written according to accepted conventions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Ordinals in word and abbreviated form are read and written according to accepted conventions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Fractions in words and symbols are read and written according to accepted conventions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.The ordinal and cardinal value of numbers are linked correctly using the language and abbreviations for ordinal and cardinal numbers. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Explain the origin and logic of, and use, an alternative means of counting and recording quantity 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Ancient, self-generated or cultural number systems.
    Logic to be explained only in terms of how it works and how it is generalized.
    The system should be used to count at least 3 different quantities in the range of whole numbers 1 to 100. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.The explanation describes the origin of the system, how the system works, and demonstrates how it can be generalized 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.The system is used in accordance with its logic to correctly express the quantity being counted 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Evaluation of documentation and visit by SAQA or ETQA expert in field of mathematics education.

    Moderation option:

    According to system devised by the NSB. 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and language skills in the modes of oral and written presentations, 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by various other unit standards.

    Assessment of candidates must include testing in realistic and abstract situations. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Fundamental  48642   General Education and Training Certificate Housing: Housing Consumer Education  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-13  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  24153   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-09-13  Was ETDP SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  49606   General Education and Training Certificate: Ancillary Health Care  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Fundamental  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Fundamental  22971   General Education and Training Certificate: Conservation  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Fundamental  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Fundamental  49552   General Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Fundamental  58026   General Education and Training Certificate: Food and Beverage Handling Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Fundamental  50225   General Education and Training Certificate: General Forestry  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Fundamental  49753   General Education and Training Certificate: General Technical Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Fundamental  49668   General Education and Training Certificate: Horticulture  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Fundamental  57937   General Education and Training Certificate: Hygiene and Cleaning  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Fundamental  49583   General Education and Training Certificate: Poultry Processing  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Fundamental  49580   General Education and Training Certificate: Poultry Production  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Fundamental  22190   General Education and Training Certificate: Tourism  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Fundamental  48495   General Education and Training Certificate: Water Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Fundamental  23853   GETC: Domestic Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Fundamental  49082   GETC: Wood Products Processing  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Fundamental  48970   National Certificate: Animal Production  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Fundamental  22865   National Certificate: Chemical Operations  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-10-09  Was CHIETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  20287   National Certificate: Farming  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Fundamental  20173   National Certificate: Hygiene and Cleaning  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2007-02-21  Was SERVICES until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  48971   National Certificate: Mixed Farming Systems  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Fundamental  48972   National Certificate: Plant Production  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 


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