National 4 Mathematics

The National 4 Mathematics Course enables learners to select and apply straightforward mathematical skills in a variety of mathematical and real-life situations. Learners interpret, communicate and manage information in mathematical form.

Numeracy

The general aim of this Unit is to develop learners' numerical and information handling skills.

Learners who complete this Unit will be able to:

- Use numerical skills to solve straightforward, real-life problems involving number, money, time and measurement.
- Interpret graphical data and situations involving probability to solve straighforward, real life problems involving number, money, time and measurement.

Expressions and Formulae

The general aim of this Unit is to develop skills linked to straightforward mathematical expressions and formulae.

Learners who complete this Unit will be able to:

- Use mathematical operational skills linked to expressions and formulae.
- Use mathematical reasoning skills linked to expressions and formulae.

Relationships

The general aim of this Unit is to develop skills linked to straightforward mathematical relationships. The outcomes cover aspects of algebra, gemoetry, trigonometry and reasoning.

Learners who complete this Unit will be able to:

- Use mathematical operational skills linked to relationships.
- Use mathematical reasoning skills linked to relationships.