Standard arithmetic is used in many functions of programming. Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division is used in almost every program **written**. Algebra is used to solve simple problems that many computer programmers will encounter. A surprisingly common sentiment among some programmers is that “**computer science** is **math**.” Certainly, **computer science** as a rigorous discipline emerged from **mathematics**. So if you are in** top 2 sets in Maths**, you should consider to study **computer science** an EBACC subject for at least GCSE level, to be equipped with the 21st century skills i.e. problem solving.