Students should be able to

  • realise the importance of mathematics both from a personal and social perspective

  • know and apply the types of numbers, basic arithmetic operations and core percentage principles

  • reinforce the concept of the function

  • understand number sequences

  • find the number of a sequence when given an initial condition and a following pattern

  • recognise and find the sum of a particular sequence of numbers

  • solve practical problems using arithmetic and geometric sequences and series

  • solve practical sequence problems using function graphs