Creating Career Opportunities with Math

Creating Career Opportunities with Math

Maths is not just a subject we learn in school. Its uses extend beyond it into our everyday lives. Mathematics offers a great career opportunity for students. It is not just useful for carrying out the tasks for the job, such as data analytics, project management, or as an engineer. It also helps to develop creative thinking skills. These days, employers want to hire employees who can solve complex problems.


Mathematicians and scientists rely on mathematical principles to perform their basic work. Engineers also use maths to perform their daily tasks. People who work in the factory also use maths to calculate specifications for the product. Even cashiers need maths to think on their feet to calculate change. So it is evident that everyone uses maths in their work.


As the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic, mathematics provides its models and tools to help us understand, monitor, and control the spread of the virus. Mathematics play a central role in optimising transportation and communication networks and enable smart planning and management of health, economic, and social systems. Even in controlling dengue, maths is used to identify hotspot areas so that the impact can be mitigated quickly. Maths is also useful in keeping us prepared, especially when it comes to healthcare to ensure that diseases do not put a strain on the healthcare system.

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We’ve compiled a list of career pathways where maths is integral. These jobs show how mathematics is directly used and its importance to the role.

  • Informatics specialist: use in development, design, and change of digital healthcare systems.
  • Accountant: For examining financial statements, accounting records, or financial reports to evaluate accuracy and similarity with account standards.
  • Computer programmer: It includes various evaluations and analyses. Understanding algebra, arithmetic, geometry, statistics, calculus, and their applications can help programmers.
  • Data scientists: they create and implement algorithms to get useful solutions form the massive information
  • Financial analyst: they assess the results of stocks, study business trends, evaluate financial positions and their goals, and make investment recommendations.

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While it might not be obvious at first, these jobs use maths in one way or another. It might not be directly needed but it is useful in the smaller tasks of the job.


  • Project manager: use in calculating the time and effort for a project and if it can meet deadlines.
  • Fashion designer: to measure out fabric as well as the cost of fabric when pricing the finished garment.
  • Musician: patterns in the music score, rhythms, and harmonies are all connected to maths.
  • Business owner: needs to calculate how profitable the company is.

where can maths take you?

Source: Success At School


Math FAQs

What are the uses of mathematics in our daily life?

  • Making financial decisions – with the help of maths, you can easily assess your financial needs and goals
  • Shopping to get groceries or large ticket items that saves costs
  • Balancing and saving money
  • Enhancing problem-solving skills
  • Cooking delicious food – maths exists in each recipe when measuring out the ingredients
  • Playing music
  • Planning a holiday such as figuring out time, distance and cost
  • Understanding sports 
  • Staying fit and healthy
  • To appreciate natural creations
  • Time management – if you are doing your homework, you can calculate how much time will be required to finish the homework. Time management is also emerging the importance of mathematics in society.

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How TCA can help

Maths is such a key part of our lives, whether we’re conscious of it or not. No matter what level of proficiency your child is at for mathematics, our experienced teachers are here to help. They are updated on the latest syllabus plus have been teaching for years. Not only are they able to guide your child in the questions, they can help to boost your child’s confidence in the subject. Want to learn how? Talk to us today and we can recommend the best mathematics tuition or class to help your child.

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