"all things in nature occur mathematically.”
― René Descartes
Students require knowledge and skills that will help them live a full life in the society of the 21st century, which is an information age. Knowledge of Mathematics is a necessity for every individual if they are to contribute towards the prosperity of Hong Kong. Mathematics pervades all aspects of life. It is not possible to live in the modern world without making some use of mathematics. Many of the developments and decisions made in industry and commerce, the provision of social and community services as well as government policy and planning etc., rely to some extent on the use of mathematics.