Tuesday, 22 May 2007

GCSE Maths Help

GCSE Maths Help is another blog by a further education teacher. There are a number of excellent resources, including presentations on straight line graphs and linear equations.

Maths Stuff resources

There are a number of useful resources at Maths stuff (aka subtangent). On the revise section there are resources on:
  • measuring
  • rotational symmetry
  • straight line graphs
  • piecharts
  • frequency diagrams
  • trigonometry and
  • linear equations

Algebra revision cards

Download (by clicking on the bottom left of the image) and print out the two sheets. Stick them together and then cut out the individual cards. Use them for revision practice.

Names of shapes dominoes

Downloads the pdf(by clicking on the bottom left of the image below) , print it out and cut out the dominoes. Mix them up and try to pair them up.

Area and perimeter dominoes

Download the pdf by clicking on the bottom left on the image below. Print the sheet out. Cut out the dominoes. Mix them up and see if you can connect them.

Algebra mindmap

Click on the map to see a larger image.

Number mindmap

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Wednesday, 16 May 2007

A circle joke

What do you get when you take the sun and divide its circumference by its diameter?

Answer in the comments below

A circle poem

Fiddle de dum, fiddle de dee,
A ring around the moon is pi times d;
But if a hole you want repaired,
The formula is pi r squared.

source unknown.

Thursday, 10 May 2007


GCSE Intermediate past paper (Calculator)

Videos from www.mathstutor.biz showing solutions to a calculator paper - each snippet lasts for around 10 mins.

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Circle theorems

GCSE Intermediate tier exam (non-calculator)

Videos from www.mathstutor.biz going through the questions of an intermediate tier exam paper (each video lasts for about 10 mins):

Part 1:

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Pythagoras' theorem

Two videos covering Pythagoras's theorem. There will almost certainly be a question on Pythagoras in the exam.


This blog is an attempt to post materials for my maths groups at a further education college.

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