Tertiary Catalogue

Series: BBC Teach: Real Life Maths


Algebra

Algebra

A mobile phone deal and a trip to the cinema are used to explain algebra.
Finance

Finance

A man buying a car uses financial planning and investment to work out how much he'll pay.
Fractions

Fractions

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.
Geometry

Geometry

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.
Percentages

Percentages

Clothes shopping and video statistics are used to explain percentages.
Probability

Probability

Predicting the weather and choosing a chocolate are used to explain probability.
Pythagoras' Theorem

Pythagoras' Theorem

Cleaning a window and installing a TV are used to explain the theory of Pythagoras.
Ratio and Proportion

Ratio and Proportion

A cake company demonstrates how ratios and proportions are used to complete an order.
Sequences

Sequences

The purchasing of cupcakes is used to explain linear and quadratic sequences.
Trigonometry

Trigonometry

A hiker trying to work out the height and distance he's walked uses trigonometry.