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Developing the ability to understand and apply mathematics is part of everyday life, as well as being useful for more specific applications at university. Building our numeracy skills allows us to be more confident in our decision making, and sits alongside the ability to make informed decisions based on data.
Many subjects at university involve using numbers – it isn't only science and maths that require you to analyse and present data.
Some students may feel anxious about revisiting maths topics that they haven't thought about for a while. Some struggle to remember what they learned at school about 'percentages' and 'averages', or are unclear about terms such as 'mode' and 'median'.
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