# ABE Math Tutorials/Skill list

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## Skill List for ABE Math Tutorials

( : Is it not a good idea to catagorise this list into three goups as (1) Number (2) Algebra (3) Shape and Space ? If you agree, I can help you. Please let me know.-- Godfrey-- 8:55pm - 2June 2008)

• Basic addition and subtraction facts
• Basic multiplication and division fact
• Place value
• Rounding numbers
• Addition and Subtraction of larger numbers
• Multiplication and Division of larger numbers
• Different ways of expressing operations
• Arithmetic word problems
• Cost and distance problems
• Order of operations
• "Set-up" problems
• Using formulas
• Use of an unknown (introduction to algebra)
• Understanding when there is "not enough information"
• Working with Powers of 10
• Estimation
• Introduction to the Metric system (for Canadian students only)
• What is a fraction?
• Equivalent fractions
• Reducing fractions, raising denominators
• Mixed numbers, improper fractions
• Adding and subtracting fractions
• Multiplying and dividing fractions
• Understanding ratio and proportion
• Probability
• What is a decimal?
• Place value & rounding decimals
• Comparing decimals
• Adding and subtracting decimals
• Multiplying and dividing decimals
• Converting units in the Metric system (for Canadian students only)
• Scientific notation
• What is a percent?
• Changing percents to fractions
• Changing percents to decimals
• Finding the "part" in percent questions
• Finding the "whole" in percent questions
• Finding the "percent" in percent questions
• Percent increase and decrease
• Simple interest
• Median and mean
• Exponents
• Introduction to geometry: terms
• Perimeters
• Areas
• Volumes
• Angles
• Triangles
• The Pythagorean relationship
• The geometry of lines
• The number line
• The co-ordinate plane
• Slope and distance
• Positive and negative numbers
• Adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers
• Multiplying and dividing positive and negative numbers
• Algebra: monomials
• Algebra: writing a mathematical "sentence"
• Solving equations
• binomials and factoring