I think that mathematically interested sixth formers, wanting to study the subject at University, should have some background knowledge.  Many would have heard about the Riemann Hypothesis and a link to prime numbers; this subject is beyond the scope of this blog but school pupils, with knowledge of prime numbers and geometric progressions, can see …

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Carr’s 626, in his magical book for Edwardian mathematical autodidacts, provides summary of general solutions for trigonometrical equations useful to STEP and A level students.