# revision

## support for school mathematics exams

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 …

TOP TIP: Root three in this Further Pure 2 exam betrays presence of 30 or 60 degree angles in this complex numbers question. All maths students should know exact values of 30, 45 and 60 degree angles – they come up so much. See my exam bucket http://jped.co.uk/ExamBucket/exambucket.php, for this FP2 2014 and many others.

## Writing a Good Exam Answer in Mechanics

Mechanics can have a reputation for being difficult.  When is goes well, however, it can be immensely satisfying and many of my students report that their revision work on maths past papers is much more satisfying and enjoyable the than flogging through the facts in other subjects. Mechanics remains pretty much unchanged by any so …

Women in lifts, children on beams and particles on inclined planes.  It must be Mechanics 1 – M1 Summer 2013 write out available athttp://jped.co.uk/ExamBucket/examfiles/M1Sum13W.pdf.

Big integrals, lines and planes and whoever thought that one hundred and thirty one thousand and seventy two divided by one hundred and five would be an answer to and A level question?  It must be Further Pure 3 – write out now available at http://jped.co.uk/ExamBucket/examfiles/FP3Sum13W.pdf. Loading…Show more notes Edit Delete

C2 Core Maths Paper Jun 2013 now written out at http://jped.co.uk/ExamBucket/examfiles/C2Sum13W.pdf.

Formula and completing the square – basic stuff for School maths students expressed loud and clear in Carr’s Synopsis of Elementary Results in 1880 – find a proof of 45 by using ideas in 47 and teach yourself to be a mathematical genius.

Mechanics 1, January 2013, write out complete and now available in my exam bucket: http://jped.co.uk/ExamBucket/exambucket.php.

Mechanics 1, June 2007 paper, now written out and available at http://jped.co.uk/ExamBucket/examfiles/M1Sum07W.pdf

Back in the classroom after Easter for Mechanics 1 consolidation and revision.