by Jason Simon | May 13, 2019 | Uncategorized

All straight line graphs can be written in the form of y = mx + c. Remember the number in front of x represents the gradient and c represents where the line cuts through the y axis . Lines that are parallel have the same gradient. Lines that are perpendicular have...
by Jason Simon | May 2, 2019 | Uncategorized

In order to maximise your marks it is essential to show the examiner your workings. Method marks are awarded even if your final answer is incorrect. Two thirds of the new GCSE math examination is calculator based. Student often feel that they do not need to show their...
by Jason Simon | May 1, 2019 | Uncategorized

In your exam you may be asked to find the Lowest Common Multiple of two numbers. The easiest way to do this is to follow this process. First of all find the highest common factor of both numbers. Second multiply the two numbers you were given in the question. Third,...
by Jason Simon | Apr 26, 2019 | Uncategorized

It is so easy to get carried away with your revision that you forget to revise the essential maths formulas. Since 2017 all formulas have been removed from the examination paper in order to make the exams more rigorous. Learning the essential formulas will enable you...
by Jason Simon | Apr 25, 2019 | Uncategorized

Students often struggle on the non calculator paper when asked to divide a number by a decimal. There are several ways in which this can be done. But perhaps the easiest method is as follows. If you are asked to divide 400 by 0.2 what can you do? Firstly multiply both...
by Jason Simon | Apr 24, 2019 | Uncategorized

Examiners often complain about the lack of structure and coherence found in students work. Far too often students will attempt a 4 or 5 mark question without first considering what pieces of information are required in order to be able to answer the question. In maths...