Succeed with maths – Part 1
Succeed with maths – Part 1

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Succeed with maths – Part 1

Week 8: Sharing maths with others

Introduction

In this final week of the course you’ll complete your study of negative numbers by looking at multiplication and division, and using them effectively. You’ll finish the week by thinking about how to write and communicate maths clearly and correctly. This last section is important if you need to share your maths with other people. This could be with a work colleague, a friend (if you are working out an everyday problem) or – if you decide to undertake formally assessed study – a tutor.

In the following video Maria introduces Week 8, the final week of the course, and the final badge quiz:

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Maria Townsend
Well done. You’ve reached the end of Succeed with Maths Part 1. At the end of this week, you’ll be able to do the final badged quiz. I hope you’ve enjoyed gaining some new maths skills and will feel like coming back for more. Goodbye for now and thanks for all your hard work.
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After this study week, you should be able to:

  • further understand negative numbers
  • work out everyday problems that involve negative numbers using multiplication and division
  • understand exponents or powers of negative numbers
  • understand the importance of clear mathematical communication and how to achieve this.
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