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Using Mathematics across the Curriculum


‘Using Mathematics’ is the skill of applying mathematical concepts, processes and

• choose the appropriate materials, equipment and mathematics to use in a particular situation.

• use mathematical knowledge and concepts accurately.

• use mathematics to solve problems and make decisions.

• develop methods and strategies, including mental mathematics.

• explore ideas, make and test predictions and think creatively.

• identify and collect information.

• read, interpret, organise and present information in mathematical formats.

• use mathematical understanding and language to ask and answer questions, talk about and develop financial capability.

• use ICT to solve problems and/or present their work