Mathematics is integral to every aspect of daily life. Skills can be used to solve problems related to time, sports, travel, money management, science, and art, to name a few. Mathematics is part of the story of human history and is particularly relevant to the British Columbian story. First Peoples in British Columbia, like Indigenous people around the world, used and continue to use mathematical knowledge and competencies to make sense of the world around them.
Topics of study include perfect squares and cubes, square and cube roots, rates, ratio, proportion and percents, adding and subtracting fractions, multiplying and dividing fractions, discrete linear relations, expressions, two-step equations, surface area and volume, Pythagorean Theorem, construction, views and nets of 3D objects, central tendency, theoretical probability with two independent events and financial literacy.