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7 February 2011
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The General Idea

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Just to make it clear, we're talking maths and how to apply it here. Most of you will have done some kind of maths in the past. At some point one thought must have crossed your mind. "What's the point of doing this? When am I ever going to have to use this again?"

At this point, anyone older that you in the room will give you that look - you know the one. The reason they're doing that is because they know what it's like to have to work out bank statements, budget according to their salaries, do the shopping, pay bills and make sure they can stretch to a few nights out painting the town red without going into the red.

You can't escape it. At some point in your lives, the likelihood is that you too will have to face these exciting challenges. OK, so it doesn't sound all that thrilling, but just think how much easier it would all be if you had skills to help you deal with these things quickly and effectively?

Key Skills will show you some cool ways of making number tasks seem painless. The course will also teach you how to tackle them with confidence.

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