This guide contains resources to help you develop, refresh, or consolidate your numeracy skills. Numeracy skills are fundamental for many university degrees, careers, and everyday life.
Online course with clear explanations, illustrations and interactive exercises to revisit key topics of math and statistics.
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Access Macmillan Confidence with Numbers Course
Questioning numbers and statistics
Calculating percentages from fractions
Calculating averages: the mean ('equal share')
Calculating averages: the median (`middle number´)
Calculating averages: the mode ('most frequent')
Using tables, charts and graphs
This video explains essential math concepts in clear language, using real-world problems that will help learners of all levels feel more confident with math. Learn how to calculate percentages for tips and taxes, compare prices as you shop, find the area and volume for home-improvement projects, and even calculate calories.
MathCentre: an online support centre featuring a host of mathematics resources. Includes quick reference leaflets, video tutorials, teach yourself booklets, practice and revision booklets, online test yourself diagnostics and exercises. The resources are from respected sources across the University sector, business and government organisations.
Loughborough University resources: revision and practice pages, leaflets, formulae and more!
Underground mathematics: this resource, designed for A level mathematics, enables you to explore the connections that underpin mathematics
Merlot Collection of math tools and resources