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Maths and Statistics: Maths for Nursing

Basic Maths Skills

Studying for a Nursing course? Need help with Maths?

Here are some links and resources to learn/update basic maths skills.

Place value and the decimal number system
Any study of decimal numbers must begin with a good understanding of place value. In this module, you can study the concept of place value and have an introduction to the decimal number system.  Also included on this page are the concepts of expanded form and word form of decimal numbers.

Comparing and ordering decimals  
In this module you can study how to compare two decimal numbers to see which is larger and how to put a list of decimal numbers in order from least to greatest.

Adding decimals
In this module you can study how to add decimal numbers.

Subtracting decimals  
In this module you can study how to subtract decimal numbers.  

More Maths Skills

Multiplication Tables 
Click the link to learn your multiplication tables by doing online activities. The link also has printable tables. 

Long Multiplication
Click the link above to learn, practice and print exercises on long multiplication.

Multiplying decimals
In this module you can learn how to multiply two decimal numbers together.

Long Division
Click the link above to learn, practice and print exercises on long division.

Dividing decimals 
In this module you can study how to divide one decimal number by another

Metric Units

In this module, you will study metric units of measure and how to convert from one unit to another.