Maths Teaching

April 21, 2009

S2 Past Papers

I am trying to find a way of making the S2 module revision slightly more interesting for my pupils and so am preparing some quizzes on Powerpoint based on past exams. I shall be adding them below as and when I make them.



April 1, 2009

S1 Past Paper Questions

I have been trawling through S1 Edexcel past papers from the past 7 years and I am putting together some compilations of questions from the topic areas. I will be adding more soon.

Normal Distribution Exam Questions

January 3, 2009

Rectangular Distribution


The Rectangular Distribution


Introduction to the Rectangular Distribution – this worksheet accompanies the above presentation and is designed specifically for pupils to complete during the lesson that the presentation is used.

April 23, 2008

S1 Skew

Filed under: A level,S1,Skew,Statistics — Maths Chick @ 2:10 pm


Skew – a PowerPoint presentation on skew – what it is and ways to measure it.


February 22, 2008

Measures of Average and Spread

Filed under: A level,Averages,Data handling,Spread,Statistics — Maths Chick @ 1:04 pm


Medians and Quartiles – Three worksheets with questions on finding the median, quartiles, deciles and percentiles from raw data and discrete and grouped frequency tables. Aimed at AS level students.

January 29, 2008

Normal Distribution

Filed under: A level,Normal distribution,probability,S1,Statistics — Maths Chick @ 1:13 pm


Intro to Normal Distribution


probability-and-the-normal-distribution.doc – Introduction: diagrams with questions and ways to remember how to find probabilities using the z-tables for the Normal Distribution.

Normal distribution and standardising – Finding probabilities. Two examples for pupils one basic, and one worded question.

normal-tables-in-reverse.jpg Four questions about using the normal tables in reverse to find a particular x value, given P(X < x)

finding-mean-sd-or-both.jpg Three questions on finding the mean, standard deviation or both.

S1 Assessment on Normal Distribution 4 questions in a booklet with mark scheme included.

Probability Tables:

Applet for calculating accurate probabilities for shaded areas under the normal curve

January 21, 2008

Discrete Random Variables

Filed under: A level,Statistics — Maths Chick @ 1:26 pm


drv-exam-questions.doc – 2 exam questions on DRVS

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