Maths Teaching

January 3, 2009

Primes, Odds and Evens


GCSE Questions on Primes, Odds and Evens


March 13, 2008

Standard Form

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Standard Form Exam Questions – calculations involving standard form and worded questions.

February 17, 2008

Accuracy – upper and lower bounds.

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Exam questions

Exam questions on accuracy – a pdf file that you can easily copy and paste from, or view straight from your Smart Board.

February 8, 2008

Reverse Percentages – Finding the Original Amount

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Finding the original amount – Pupils have to complete the table for a given percentage increase or decrease that has taken place. Answers are included. A screenshot of part of this sheet is below.


January 22, 2008

GCSE Indices

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fractional-and-negative-indices.jpg Fractional and negative powers

Lesson Notes on Fractional and Negative Indices:

A star indices 1 A star indices 2 A star indices 3 fractional-powers-04.jpg

Exam Questions:

Indices Q7

January 15, 2008

GCSE Surds

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Here is a nice starter on surds from Mr Barton’s lovely website. It’s aimed at C1 level but can be adapted to suit lower years, especially with a very able class.





Introduction to Surds – a Powerpoint presentation with a little investigation about square roots and some simple surds for pupils to simplify.



December 30, 2007

Substitution and BIDMAS

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Y7 BIDMAS TARGET Target 80 Powerpoint – makes a good starter to discover who knows the rules of BIDMAS. Can use with any year group to revise the basic rules!

Algebra substitution game

substitution puzzle – here are two grids with tricky algebraic substitution questions. Pupils must tick off their answers from the answer bank where there are more answers than there are questions. Good for KS4.

Substitution Millionaire 1 – an amazing resource by Mr Barton for simple formulae. Check out his website for more awesome resources.

Substitution Millionaire 2 – this time including negative values. Thanks again for a fanastic resource, Mr Barton.

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