A Bit of Everyday Maths

Maths helps you navigate our world.

Numbers are everywhere. Maths is all around us. A basic understanding of mathematics is important for the decisions we make in our lives. This article gives a few examples of everyday mathematics.

The maths of shopping

How do you know when you have found a bargain? We want to constrain how much we spend and get a good deal.

Supermarket labels will now often show the price per unit or set amount. For example, liquids might have their price…