Business, Administration and Entrepreneurship

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of business, administration and entrepreneurship. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards re-sitting GCSE Mathematics.  Packaging explores flat designs which can be folded and used to package food and drink. Working internationally explores time and distance. Fashion entrepreneur allows students to create a working schedule. Pay as you earn looks at how much tax is paid in different jobs. The iSquared article contains an interview explaining how mathematics is used in the world of finance which may provide inspiration for tutors.

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Packaging

This topic explores flat designs which can be folded and used to package food and drink. These activities provide rich experience of visualising 3 dimensional shapes from 2 dimensional representations.

In Four Chocolates and It Takes the Biscuit!, studentss will need to measure accurately and construct accurate diagrams. Four Chocolates will draw on and develop their understanding of relationships between linear dimensions and volume.

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iSquared Magazine Issue 4

This edition of iSquared magazine features an
Interview with Iain Clarke who explains how mathematics is used in the world of finance.

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2010 to date

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Business, Administration and Entrepreneurship (Other sources of ideas)

A collection of resources which provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of business, administration and entrepreneurship. The resources included in this collection require some adaptation to make them appropriate for the particular audience.

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