Maths Teaching

May 7, 2008

C2 Binomial Expansion

Filed under: A level,Binomial Expansion,C2 — Maths Chick @ 10:41 am

The formula you will be given the exam is:

Exam style questions:

April 29, 2008

C2 Trigonometric Identities

Filed under: A level,C2,Trigonometry — Maths Chick @ 3:09 pm

Learn these identites


Now see if you can answer these questions:


 Questions on simplifying trigonometric identites:


 trigonometric-identities-questions – questions for pupils using their knowledge of trionometric identities.

April 21, 2008

C2 Solving Trigonometric Equations

Filed under: A level,C2,Equations,Trigonometry — Maths Chick @ 12:35 pm

Questions on solving basic trigonometric equations:






Trig identities and equations – a worksheet using knowledge of trig identities to solve trig equations.

April 18, 2008

C2 Graphs of Trigonometric Functions

Filed under: A level,C2,graphs,Trigonometry — Maths Chick @ 12:30 pm


Chapter 8 Trig Graphs – a PowerPoint outlining the important information in Chapter 8 that pupils need to learn. Details have been omitted from diagrams, so that you can add them as you go through the presentation with the students. I print the slide handouts for the students and they annotate them with the relevant details. This speeds up the teaching which helps you get more maths done!

These are the special Trigonometric Ratios that pupils need to learn

April 15, 2008

C2 Radians and their Application

Filed under: A level,C2 — Maths Chick @ 5:03 pm
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What is a radian? a lovely flash demo of what a radian actually is.

radians-introduction a PowerPoint presentation to support the material in Chapter 6 of the Edexcel text book for the C2 module.


Radians Homework 1 – a homework sheet focussing on reinforcing the basic applications of radians.

Radians Homework 2 – a homework sheets focussing on more difficult exam-style questions on applications of radians.


Exam Question:

March 5, 2008

C2 Coordinate Geometry

Filed under: A level,C2,circles,Coordinate geometry — Maths Chick @ 11:48 am

Four problems introducing coordinate geometry with circles:

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February 25, 2008

Exponentials and Logarithms – C2

Filed under: A level,C2,Exponentials,Logs — Maths Chick @ 11:45 am


starter-exponential-equations.jpg 5 easy starter questions reminding pupils about exponential equations.


Introduction to logs and exponential functions – based on the Edexcel text book. The worksheet that accompanies this presentation is Intro to Logs and Exponential functions class sheet for pupils to complete as they watch the presentation. Included is a homework exercise.

Laws of Logs – multiplication, division and power laws. The accompanying worksheet is Laws of Logs class sheet for pupils to complete and invetsigate the laws for themselves, with space to write the proofs from the presentation.

Solving equations with Logs – turning them into quadratic equations and changing the bases.

Worked Solutions:

C2 Edexcel Text Book Ex3B Solutions

February 18, 2008

Algebra and Functions C2

Filed under: A level,algebra,Algebraic fractions,C2,Factor theorem,Remainder theorem — Maths Chick @ 11:38 am


 C2 Algebra and Functions Review – an overview of Chapter 1 in the Edexcel text book for C2


C2 Homework Chapter 1 Review A homework sheet containing 3 questions on Algebra and Functions, C2.

January 30, 2008

Integration – C2

Filed under: C2,integration — Maths Chick @ 4:48 pm

Example questions on area applications:

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Example questions on using the Trapezium Rule:

Trapezium Rule Example trapezium-rule-example-answer2

Here is Q3 from Edexcel January 2009 which was about the trapezium rule.


Powerpoint presentations

The Trapezium Rule

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