I have developed a database driven website which shares past papers, markschemes and my own ‘write outs’ for most Edexcel modules in mathematics and further mathematics: jped Exam Bucket I use this mostly as a resource for my own teaching; using it I can lay my hands of exam questions and solutions of different types …
Abstract algebra, the un-codified implications of which need to be fully understood at school to gain good grades in exams. School algebra and numeracy is all about persuading pupils that the numbers we have work by these rules, and not by the various coping patterns they learned earlier in their education.
Carr’s Synopsis – 19th century text for self taught geniuses – marks out this A-star topic for I/GCSE maths hopefuls.
jpedmaths: Transformations for IGCSE summary – too late for this year. Year 10?? Nice colours though. Transformations for IGCSE maths – if any of my students don’t know them (and recent work suggest some don’t) then learn them now.
jpedmaths: Angles in the same segment are equal. A reminder for my IGCSE students. Name the theorem correctly; even though you might understand the maths, ‘donkey’s ears’ is not an exam sufficient tag.
Pascal’s Triangle with binomial coefficients expressed modulo prime numbers in an ascending sequence.
Problems with straight line graphs
Angles in the same segment are equal.