FACT OR FICTION? Can you sort maths fact from maths fiction? Help us set the record straight about maths. LET'S GO

FICTION You need maths skills to do everyday things like cooking, thinking about money or planning journeys. NEXT

FICTION Calculators and computers are useful and can help but you still need to know how to use them, and how to check your answers. NEXT

FACT You already use maths every day. Anytime you use money, cook, measure, plan, or organise something…you use maths. NEXT

FICTION Employers look for staff with good maths skills because, when you think about it, you need to use some maths in every single job there is. NEXT

FACT Different people approach maths problems in different ways - some draw pictures, some use their phones, some use pen and paper. NEXT

FACT Better maths can improve your confidence and planning skills, and can also help you at work or when you’re looking for a new job. NEXT

FICTION Everyone, with the right amount of effort and support, can learn and use the maths needed for everyday life. NEXT

FICTION Making mistakes is an essential part of learning. Recognising when you’ve made a mistake means that you can figure out a better way to solve the problem. NEXT

FICTION The Challenge has already helped other UK adults improve old skills and learn new ones. START AGAIN