• Use numerical skills in a purely mathematical way and in real-life situations.
• Use letters as equivalent to numbers and as variables.
• Understand the distinction between expressions, equations and formulae.
• Use algebra to set up and solve problems.
• Demonstrate manipulative skills.
• Construct and use graphs.
• Use properties of angles.
• Understand a range of transformations.
• Work within the metric system.
• Understand ideas of space and shape.
• Use ruler, compasses and protractor appropriately.
• Understand basic ideas of statistical averages.
• Use a range of statistical techniques.
• Use basic ideas of probability.
Students will be able to demonstrate problem-solving skills by translating problems in
mathematical or non-mathematical contexts into a process or a series of mathematical
Students will be able to demonstrate mathematical reasoning skills by:
• making deductions and drawing conclusions from mathematical information
• constructing chains of reasoning
• presenting arguments and proofs
• interpreting and communicating information accurately.