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Do fractions and decimals make you apprehensive about maths? Do you lack confidence in dealing with numbers? If so, then this free course, Numbers, courses and arithmetic, is for you. The course will explain the basics of working with positive and negative numbers and how to multiply and divide with fractions and decimals.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/numbers-units-and-arithmetic/content-section-0" /> First published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/numbers-units-and-arithmetic/content-section-0">Numbers, units and arithmetic</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2015
<p>This unit is from our archive it is an adapted extract from <i>Open mathematics</i> (MU120) which is no longer in presentation. If you wish to study formally at The Open University, you may wish to explore the courses we offer in this <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/mathematics-and-statistics/index.htm">curriculum area
</a></span></p><p>This unit will help you to revise whole numbers, decimals and fractions, both positive and negative. You should know when and how to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Although you may have a calculator, you still need to do simple calculations in your head or on paper. Such calculations could be to estimate the size of an answer, as a check for your calculator work.</p><p>This unit is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Open mathematics (MU120) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in <a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/mathematics-and-statistics/index.htm">this subject area</a>.</p><div class="oucontent-box oucontent-s-heavybox1 oucontent-s-box oucontent-s-noheading "><div class="oucontent-outer-box"><div class="oucontent-inner-box"><p>The Open University is conducting a survey investigating how people use the free educational content on our OpenLearn website. The aim is to provide a better free learning experience for everyone. So if you’re a regular user of OpenLearn and have 10 minutes to spare, we’d be delighted if you could take part and <a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9G5JS2Y">tell us what you think</a>. Please note this will take you out of OpenLearn, we suggest you open this in a new tab by right clicking on the link and choosing open in a new tab.</p></div></div></div>
<p>This free course, <i>Numbers, units and arithmetic</i>, will help you to revise whole numbers, decimals and fractions, both positive and negative. You should know when and how to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Although you may have a calculator, you still need to do simple calculations in your head or on paper. Such calculations could be to estimate the size of an answer, as a check for your calculator work.</p><p>This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 1 study in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/find/mathematics-and-statistics">Mathematics & Statistics</a></span>.</p><div class="oucontent-box oucontent-s-hollowbox2 oucontent-s-box oucontent-s-noheading "><div class="oucontent-outer-box"><div class="oucontent-inner-box"><p>The Open University is conducting a survey investigating how people use the free educational content on our OpenLearn website. The aim is to provide a better free learning experience for everyone. So if you have 10 minutes to spare, we’d be delighted if you could take part and <a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/OL_course">tell us what you think</a></p><p>Please note this will take you out of OpenLearn, we suggest you open this in a new tab by right clicking on the link and choosing ‘Open Link in new Tab’.</p></div></div></div>
Do fractions and decimals make you apprehensive about maths? Do you lack confidence in dealing with numbers? If so, then this free course, Numbers, courses and arithmetic, is for you. The course will explain the basics of working with positive and negative numbers and how to multiply and divide with fractions and decimals.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/numbers-units-and-arithmetic/content-section-0" /> First published on Wed, 16 Mar 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/numbers-units-and-arithmetic/content-section-0">Numbers, units and arithmetic</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2016
Do fractions and decimals make you apprehensive about maths? Do you lack confidence in dealing with numbers? If so, then this free course, Numbers, units and arithmetic, is for you. The course will explain the basics of working with positive and negative numbers and how to multiply and divide with fractions and decimals.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/numbers-units-and-arithmetic/content-section-0" /> First published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/numbers-units-and-arithmetic/content-section-0">Numbers, units and arithmetic</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2015
<p>This free course, <i>Numbers, units and arithmetic</i>, will help you to revise whole numbers, decimals and fractions, both positive and negative. You should know when and how to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Although you may have a calculator, you still need to do simple calculations in your head or on paper. Such calculations could be to estimate the size of an answer, as a check for your calculator work.</p><div class="oucontent-box oucontent-s-heavybox1 oucontent-s-box "><div class="oucontent-outer-box"><h3 class="oucontent-h3 oucontent-heading oucontent-nonumber">Enrol to get a record of achievement</h3><div class="oucontent-inner-box"><p>By enrolling on this course and setting up a free Open University account you can track your progress in My OpenLearn. When you’ve finished you can print off the free <b>activity record</b> to demonstrate your learning. </p></div></div></div><p>This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 1 study in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/find/mathematics-and-statistics">Mathematics & Statistics</a></span>.</p><div class="oucontent-box oucontent-s-hollowbox2 oucontent-s-box oucontent-s-noheading "><div class="oucontent-outer-box"><div class="oucontent-inner-box"><p>The Open University is conducting a survey investigating how people use the free educational content on our OpenLearn website. The aim is to provide a better free learning experience for everyone. So if you’re a regular user of OpenLearn and have 10 minutes to spare, we’d be delighted if you could take part and <a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9G5JS2Y">tell us what you think</a>. Please note this will take you out of OpenLearn, we suggest you open this in a new tab by right clicking on the link and choosing open in a new tab.</p></div></div></div>
Do fractions and decimals make you apprehensive about maths? Do you lack confidence in dealing with numbers? If so, then this unit is for you. The unit will explain the basics of working with positive and negative numbers and how to multiply and divide with fractions and decimals.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/numbers-units-and-arithmetic/content-section-0" /> First published on Thu, 17 Oct 2013 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/numbers-units-and-arithmetic/content-section-0">Numbers, units and arithmetic</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2013
<p>This free course, <i>Numbers, units and arithmetic</i>, will help you to revise whole numbers, decimals and fractions, both positive and negative. You should know when and how to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Although you may have a calculator, you still need to do simple calculations in your head or on paper. Such calculations could be to estimate the size of an answer, as a check for your calculator work.</p><p>This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/find/mathematics?LKCAMPAIGN=ebook_&MEDIA=ou">Mathematics</a></span>.</p>
<p>This unit will help you to revise whole numbers, decimals and fractions, both positive and negative. You should know when and how to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Although you may have a calculator, you still need to do simple calculations in your head or on paper. Such calculations could be to estimate the size of an answer, as a check for your calculator work.</p><p>This unit is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Open mathematics (MU120) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/mathematics-and-statistics/index.htm">this subject area</a></span>.</p><div class="oucontent-box oucontent-s-heavybox1 oucontent-s-box oucontent-s-noheading "><div class="oucontent-outer-box"><div class="oucontent-inner-box"><p>The Open University is conducting a survey investigating how people use the free educational content on our OpenLearn website. The aim is to provide a better free learning experience for everyone. So if you’re a regular user of OpenLearn and have 10 minutes to spare, we’d be delighted if you could take part and <a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9G5JS2Y">tell us what you think</a>. Please note this will take you out of OpenLearn, we suggest you open this in a new tab by right clicking on the link and choosing open in a new tab.</p></div></div></div>
Do fractions and decimals make you apprehensive about maths? Do you lack confidence in dealing with numbers? If so, then this free course, Numbers, units and arithmetic, is for you. The course will explain the basics of working with positive and negative numbers and how to multiply and divide with fractions and decimals.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/numbers-units-and-arithmetic/content-section-0" /> First published on Wed, 29 Apr 2015 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/numbers-units-and-arithmetic/content-section-0">Numbers, units and arithmetic</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2015