# Mathematics – 3–6 – Multi-age – Year B – 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 data and construct, interpret and compare a range of data displays, including data presented in digital media
• interpret and evaluate the effectiveness of various data displays found in media and factual texts, identifying sources of bias and misleading representations
• compare, order and represent whole numbers and decimals.

## Syllabus focus and content group

### Stage 2

##### Represents 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
##### Data B – MAO-WM-01, MA2-DATA-01, MA2-DATA-02
• Select and trial methods for data collection
• Construct and interpret data displays with many-to-one scales

### 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 B – MAO-WM-01, MA3-DATA-02
• Interpret and compare a range of data displays
• Interpret data presented in digital media and elsewhere