ASPECTS OF NUMERACY FOCUS AREA 1 APPLYING WHOLE NUMBER CONCEPTS early in STAGE 3 Understands numbers of any size including larger than a million Reads, writes, orders and states the place value of digits in any number Determines factors and multiples of whole numbers end of STAGE 3 Understands positive and negative numbers Orders negative integers of any size Uses order of operations and grouping symbols Locates negative numbers on a number line Identifies and describes prime, composite, square and triangular numbers Print