2.0.3 Using Numbers
Think about an everyday task such as planning a journey. You must have numbers for your journeys so that you can:
- Indicate the time and dates for the beginning and end of your journey.
- Calculate the distance.
- Estimate the time and fuel you would need.
- Figure out how much money you would need for food, lodging, and entertainment.
Like it or not, numbers play an essential role in our lives, each and every day! Whether you are looking at buying a new car or trying to figure out how much new carpet will cost, you need numbers.
Before we move on, let’s see a short video on how numbers and math are used every day.