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: Operations with rational numbers, exponents and exponent laws with whole-number exponents, operations with polynomials, of degree less than or equal to 2, two-variable linear relations, using graphing, interpolation and extrapolation, multi-step one-variable equations, spatial proportional reasoning, statistics in society and financial literacy.