### Maths for Studying/ Employment

#### General Resources

If your course involves some elements of maths, refresh your skills here.

This website has videos, revision guides and quizzes on many topics in maths. It is aimed at secondary school children (14-16), but is good for refreshing your knowledge on key topics.

**What does it include?**Topics arranged under Number, Algebra, Ratio proportion and rates of change, Geometry, Probability, Statistics, Problem Solving**Level:**Level 2A website with videos, tutorials and worksheets to prepare university students for maths in different courses.

This website includes over 20 topics including topics for Engineering, Sciences, Business and Computer Sciences.

**Level:**Level 2 - Level 4This platform hosts large quantities of video tutorials and quizzes from basic concepts to calculus.

**What does it include?**Comprehensive step-by-step tutorials in algebra, geometry and calculus.**Level:**Level 1 - Level 4**Basic Engineering Mathematics**(Launches Catalogue Link)This textbook has an emphasis on practical, problem based learning for Engineering.

**What does it include?**Examples, problems and solutions and practice tests.**Level:**Level 2 - Level 3#### Preparing for graduate aptitude/skills tests

Many employers expect graduate applicants to demonstrate an ability to work with numbers. Use the free test below to judge your current skill level, then use some of the resources above if you need to refresh these skills.

**How to pass graduate aptitude tests, from Kent University**This is a bank of the type of tests often used by employers as part of their recruitment process.

**What does it include?**Free practice aptitude tests including numerical reasoning.**Level:**Level 2**Numeracy Skills Tests for the Department of Education**This site gives instructions and practice materials for the numeracy skills tests used by the Department of Education in their recruitment process.

**What does it include?**Instructions, practice guides and simulation online tests.**Level:**Level 2#### Skills example material

The leaflets below, created for SIGMA by Dr E Lingham, show worked examples on common topics in numerical reasoning tests. The first set of resources are general skills. Subsequent resources are brought together by category.

#### Percentages

#### Graphs and Charts

#### Finance