Mathematics is a branch of science which deals with numbers and their operations. It involves calculations, computations and solving of problems. It is exact, precise, systematic and a logical subject.
Math is all around us in everything we do. It is the building block for everything in our daily lives. Just imagine that there was no mathematics at all. How would it be possible for us to count members of the family, number of students in the class, rupees in the pocket, days in a week or month.
Mathematics education is very important for intellectual development. There is no other subject in the curriculum like it which makes students brain active.
At a psychological level, exposure to mathematics helps in developing an analytical mind and assists in better organization of ideas and accurate expression of thoughts. It also involves problem solving which helps in the development of mental faculties .Each problem of mathematics posses such a sequence which is necessary for constructive and creative process.