# Mathematics – 3–6 – Multi-age – Year A – Unit 5

This unit introduces the big idea that questions can be asked and answered by interpreting data.

Mathematics K–10 Syllabus © 2023 NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales.

Students are provided with opportunities to:

• collect and organise categorical and discrete numerical data through observations or surveys
• represent and interpret data, with and without the use of digital technologies
• recognise, represent, order, and partition numbers within different ranges.

## Syllabus focus and content group

### Stage 2

##### Representing numbers using place value A – MAO-WM-01, MA2-RN-01

Whole numbers: Read, represent and order numbers to thousands

##### Data A – MAO-WM-01, MA2-DATA-01, MA2-DATA-02
• Collect discrete data
• Organise and display data using tables and graphs
• Interpret and compare data

### Stage 3

##### Represents numbers A – MAO-WM-01, MA3-RN-01, MA3-RN-02
• Whole numbers: Recognise, represent and order numbers in the millions
• Decimals and percentages: Recognise that the place value system can be extended beyond hundredths
• Decimals and percentages: Compare, order and represent decimals
##### Represents numbers B – MAO-WM-01, MA3-RN-01

Whole numbers: Locate and represent integers on a number line

##### Data A – MAO-WM-01, MA3-DATA-01, MA3-DATA-02
• Collect categorical and discrete numerical data by observation or survey
• Choose and use appropriate tables and graphs
• Describe and interpret different datasets in context
##### Data B – MAO-WM-01, MA3-DATA-02
• Interpret and compare a range of data displays
• Interpret data presented in digital media and elsewhere