Mathematics teachers normally have a box of wooden or plastic shapes tucked deep in their cupboard of goodies that they bring out when teaching the theories of cones and pyramids, but mostly these are complete – right up to the…

# Tag: Mathematics

## Using a Scientific Calculator In Mathematics Exams

With exams approaching this is a short article with reminders and advice for anyone about to take a mathematics exam and who will need to use a scientific calculator.The most common calculator problems are: – setting up the calculator in…

## How to Survive the Final Year of GCSE Mathematics

Be organised and stay on top of all your work as much as possible throughout the 6 important stages during the last year of your GCSE course. If you do fall behind, then you will need to find a fast…

## What is GCSE Mathematics Coursework? Information for Parents and Students

(1) What is GCSE Mathematics Coursework? The coursework element of GCSE Maths consists of two extended tasks (investigations), each worth 10% of the final mark. Altogether coursework is worth twenty percent of the Maths GCSE. One task is an Algebraic…