Increases Overall Intelligence
Math requires abstract and concrete thinking, which leads to the development of brain abilities and, with practice, improves other academic pursuits.
Develops Neural Pathways
Mathematics enhances your analytical and problem-solving skills, ability for systemic thinking, improves your logic, and prepares you to handle unfamiliar tasks with ease and confidence.
Exercises Your Brain
Just like any muscle, the brain needs to be constantly engaged and exercised: it gets stronger any time you do math, be it solving problems, understanding new ideas, or proving theoems.
Helps You Recognize Mistakes in Arguments
Math helps you learn to recognize mistakes in thinking and errors in arguments: it helps you identify when people are lying or trying to cheat you.
Helps You Handle Data
The world is filled with more and more numbers, patterns, and data: math gives you the important tools you need to make sense of it, and use it in your life.
Develops Problem Solving Skills
Problem-solving skills, while useful in experimental or practical settings, are also highly prized by employers in all fields.
Improves Communication Skills
The study of science and math develops both verbal and written communication skills: you become better at expressing a logical argument, persuading, presenting, and debating.
Gives You Versatile and Transferrable Skills
The skills you pick up while learning math and science can be applied to any profession: you won't have trouble finding employment in different sectors since a foundation in math opens doors to many careers.