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Mathematical Literacy Skills

Teaching through problem-solving: an introduction

This module introduces teaching through problem-solving for South African teachers

Key skills assessment unit: application of number

Numerical and mathematical skills are used to describe and tackle a wide range of problems. These key skills are about understanding when particular techniques should be used, how to carry them out accurately and which techniques should be applied in parti

Working with diagrams

Working with diagrams is essential for students of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This unit is packed with practical activities and tips which make learning from and with diagrams more enjoyable and rewarding. One part of this unit deals

Working with charts, graphs and tables

Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your course, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information. This

Presenting information

Tables and charts are a great way to present numerical information in a clear and concise form. This unit explains how to use the Windows calculator to carry out basic operations and calculate percentages. You will then learn how to use charts and tables t

Presenting information

Tables and charts are a great way to present numerical information in a clear and concise form. This unit explains how to use the Windows calculator to carry out basic operations and calculate percentages. You will then learn how to use charts and tables t

More working with charts, graphs and tables

Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your studies, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information, and

Maths for science and technology

You`re about to start a course in science and technology and you`re wondering whether your level of maths is going to be enough to get you through. This unit will show you how to reflect on what you know, identify which skills you might need for your cours