### Solving Complex Problems – Where do I start… (I)

There is no doubt that if you want to achieve a high grade in Maths, then you must be able to solve complex problems. Unfortunalty, very often, I hear this. read more…

### Numbers – Factors, Multiples & Prime Factors

Getting confused with Factors, Multiples and Prime factors ??? Well! here are some examples that will hopefully shed some light on the meaning of these terms. Let’s starts with Factors:. read more…

### Numbers – Highest Common Factor (HCF) & Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)

The best way to work out the HCF and LCM of two numbers is to use the prime factor decomposition and Venn Diagram method as it is suited for both. read more…

### Determine if a point is on a line

We will look at 2 examples Example 1 is determining if the y-intercept goes through a specific point given 2 known points on the line Example 2 is determining if. read more…

### Solving quadratic equations using completing the square

Sometimes you are asked to solve a quadratic equation using completing the square. This means you first need to get the quadratic equation into the Square form, then solve. Here. read more…

### Finding the Equation of a Parabola

To find the equation of a parabola, you need some specific data points from the parabola. The following 2 scenarios describe this process. SCENARIO 1 – YOU HAVE THE VERTEX. read more…

### Compound Measures – Density (Mass/Volume)

Next on the compound measures is Density. This measure give you the mass of the material PER UNIT OF VOLUME. In terms of formula for the density, we use the. read more…

### Compound Measures – Speed (Distance/Time)

Speed is probably the easiest of the 3 compound measures to understand (the other 2 compound measures are Density and Force). We all know about the speed of cars for. read more…

### Stem & Leaf Diagrams

A Stem & Leaf diagram is a way of representing data in a tabular format. The left section of the diagram is called the ‘STEM’ and the right section is. read more…

### Recurring Decimals to Fractions

Writing numbers containing recurring decimals into fractions involves a few steps. These are described here using a few examples. First, we start with… Key to the above process is to. read more…

### Surface Area of Solid Shapes

A reference page showing the formulas of the surface area of some common basic and composite shapes, including: Rectangular Prism Triangular Prism Pyramid Cone Sphere Cylinder Composite shape – Cylinder. read more…

### Fibonacci Sequence

The Fibonacci sequence is a special type of sequence. It starts with 0 and 1, then every subsequent number is the sum of the two preceding ones. Each number in. read more…

### Domain & Range of a Function

Sometimes you are given a function on a graph and asked to find the domain and range of that function. But what are the domain and the range of a. read more…