Discrete Mathematics

This collection of resources is produced by the Core Maths Support Programme to support the implementation of Core Maths. The collection contains a range of activities all designed to enable students to use and apply discrete mathematics in unfamiliar contexts.



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Build or buy?

This series of Core Maths activities involves mortgage finance, interest rates, income tax, national insurance, scheduling, Gantt diagrams and estimation. The tasks can form a large project or be used as stand-alone lessons.

Build or Buy: Teacher Guidance
The teacher guidance package...

Garden design

This package of Core Maths resources ask students to produce a quote for a building a garden following a simple plan. Students are asked to use volume and area calculations, unit conversions and create precedence table and activity network.

Garden design: Overview
This teacher guide...

Maximising profit

This series of Core Maths resources explore using linear programming to maximise profit in a number of different situations.

Maximising Profit: Linear Programming Examples
This package contains three different examples for students to explore, rocking horse manufacture, minibus travel...


This series of Core Maths presentations explore various network problems in a variety of contexts.

Networks: Teacher Guide
The teacher guide presentation contains four network problems with detailed solutions to the first two questions.

Networks: Problems