### 2016 Alternative Assessment 1

This is the
ACTUAL task for Alternative Assessment 1.The submission date for the actual Viva Voce is Friday 12 Feb 2016, 2359 hours.
The task is
compulsory, and you are to submit your work via Google Classroom.Topic: Number systemsObjective of Task: To demonstrate your understanding of the concepts and calculations through clear articulation and presentation of problem-solving.Instructions (I):- This is an individual task. Complete the viva voce task on your own.
- This is a reinforcement of similar questions based on the topic covered in class.
- It will also help you to seek and articulate your understanding of concepts as you attempt to
- explain your approach and solution to the problem.
- You should not take more than 1 hour to complete the entire task.
Note: You will need to record your work and submit via Google Classroom (Mathematics)Remember to click "SUBMIT"/ "TURN IN" for the assignment to be turned in. Otherwise, it will be recorded as LATE. Instructions (II):**Represent the last 5 digits of your NRIC number "XXXXX” as a single 5 digit number,****using Ancient Chinese Counting Rods.****DO NOT RECITE OUT YOUR ENTIRE NRIC NUMBER ON THE VIDEO FOR SECURITY REASONS. You only need to state the last 5 digits on video.****Using your height in centimetres “YYY” as another 3 digit number,****explain the simple****arithmetic operation “XXXXX + YYY”****using Ancient Chinese Counting Rods.**
- Research on the origin of Ancient Chinese Counting Rods
- Explain briefly, in your own words, on how the counting method works. You may use any visualisation tools to help explain yourself.
- Work out and explain the solution clearly. You may choose to write it out, or use various software like Numbers to write your own script.
- Do not simply read out the lines of the working. Instead, inform the audience:
**how the representation is done using Chinese counting rods****how the addition is done using Chinese counting rods**
4. Recording- You may use QuickTime Player, PhotoBooth or any other suitable media to record your viva voce.
- Here are some ways that you can present your worked solution:
- You may sit in front of the computer and show the working (on papers) as you explain how you solve or problem using the "movie recording" feature in QuickTime Player; or simply "video recording" with PhotoBooth.
*Click HERE to view sample 1*- You may present your work in
*KeyNote*,*Pages, PowerPoint Presentation*, etc and use the "screen recording" feature in QuickTime Player to do the video recording. - You may also use explain the problem on a whiteboard and have your classmates to help record using a camera or any other methods that you could think of
- Remember to keep the
**file size small**. *For technical consultation, please approach Mr Jonathan Chua, your ICT Teacher.*
- Watch the clip if you are not sure how to screen record your presentation
5. Submission of work |

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