Math Literacy

What is Math Literacy?

Math literacy (also referred to as numeracy) refers to the ability to understand and apply math concepts in real-life situations.

It is more than just calculating numbers and adding and subtracting; it involves reasoning, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.

Math literacy empowers individuals to make informed decisions in daily life. Examples of how we might use numeracy in everyday life includes creating and managing a budget, measuring ingredients while cooking a recipe, and understanding distances to calculate travel time.

Math literacy facts

Math Literacy in Canada

Math literacy stats

Programs

  • ABC Everyday Numbers is a numeracy program that offers free resources to adult learners looking to improve their math skills....

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