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Mathematics includes specific aspects of numeracy which will be developed both in mathematics and through activities in other areas of the curriculum.
Putting mathematical knowledge and understanding to constructive use has been one of the decisive factors in shaping societies.
Engineering, science, technology and business rely upon mathematics and continue to find new applications for mathematics.
Cultural development and artistic endeavour are influenced by mathematics.
Each of us uses mathematical skills and concepts in everyday life.
To face the challenges of the 21st century, each young person needs to have confidence in using mathematical skills, and Scotland needs both specialist mathematicians and a highly numerate population.
Learning through mathematics enables children and young people to: