Series: BBC Teach: Real Life Maths
A mobile phone deal and a trip to the cinema are used to explain algebra.
A man buying a car uses financial planning and investment to work out how much he'll pay.
A group of friends sharing a meal is used to explain operations with fractions including addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and the simplifying of terms.
A clothes designer trying to make an outfit uses geometry including finding the area, perimeter and sector of a circle and the area of a trapezium.
Clothes shopping and video statistics are used to explain percentages.
Predicting the weather and choosing a chocolate are used to explain probability.
Cleaning a window and installing a TV are used to explain the theory of Pythagoras.
A cake company demonstrates how ratios and proportions are used to complete an order.
The purchasing of cupcakes is used to explain linear and quadratic sequences.
A hiker trying to work out the height and distance he's walked uses trigonometry.