Mathematical skills refer to:

- numerical calculation
- algebraic manipulation
- spatial visualisation
- data analysis
- measurement
- use of mathematical tools

(E.g: ruler, protractor, calculator, etc.) - estimation

The skills are specific to mathematics and are important in the learning and application of mathematics. These skills also include the abilities to use spreadsheets and other software to learn and do mathematics. These skills should be taught with an understanding of the underlying mathematical principles and not merely as procedures.