This article was originally published as:
Northcote, M., & Marshall, L. (2016). What mathematics calculations do adults do in their everyday lives? Part 1 of a report on the Everyday Mathematics project. Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 21(2), 8-17.
This first part of a report on the Everyday Mathematics Project presents information about the topics, frequency, amount, type, nature and methods used by adults in calculations in their everyday lives. This serves to demonstrate the relevance of primary school mathematics, especially in terms of mental computation and estimation strategies situated within authentic contexts.
Northcote, Maria T. and Marshall, Linda, "What Mathematics Calculations do Adults do in their Everyday Lives?: Part 1 of a Report on the Everyday Mathematics Project" (2016). Education Papers and Journal Articles. 90.