A new ClickView series: Numeracy in Construction

By Jane Moore

This series explores common scenarios in the construction industry where it pays to be numerate. Vocational learners looking to enter the workforce will find these helpful to refresh their understanding of basic mathematical processes and computational thinking.

Calculating Volume

An understanding of the volume of spaces is an essential skill for working in construction. This video explains the basic formula for volume and how it can be applied to easily calculate the amount of concrete needed for a house foundation by breaking down an irregular shape into smaller regular shapes. This is a valuable resource for vocational learners interested in joining the construction industry or anyone needing to practise their numeracy skills.

Additional Resources:
Calculating Volume Teacher PackĀ 

Series: Numeracy in Construction
Production Year: 2020
Audience: Secondary, Tertiary
Subject: Mathematics

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