Mathematics is all around us, in everything we do. It is the building block for everything in our daily lives, including mobile devices, architecture (ancient and modern), art, money, engineering, and even sports. Mathematics is the exploration and use of patterns and relationships in quantities, space, and time. Statistics is the exploration and use of patterns and relationships in data. These two disciplines are related and both equip students with effective means for investigating, interpreting, explaining, and making sense of the world in which they live.

Mathematics is the language through which nature, technology and reality is described, it is thus essential for almost every sphere of knowledge and activity in the modern world. Advancements in Science, Medicine, Commerce and Technology rely heavily on Mathematics. Mathematics leads to perhaps more diverse potential careers than any other discipline, from foreign affairs through to research in science, the social sciences, medicine, commerce, computing and information technology.

By studying Mathematics and Statistics, students develop the ability to think creatively, critically, strategically and logically. They learn to structure and organise, to carry out procedures flexibly and accurately, to process communication and to enjoy intellectual challenges. Mathematics and statistics have a broad range of practical applications in everyday life, in other learning areas, and in workplaces.

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