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Foundation GCSE, General, Higher GCSE

Advance Information for Summer 2022 GCSE Exams

Due to the disruption to schooling caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, exam boards have provided advance information for the upcoming Summer 2022 GCSE exams. This consists of: a list of topics that will come up in the exams, allowing students to focus their revision on fewer topicsa formula booklet which… Continue reading Advance Information for Summer 2022 GCSE Exams

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Foundation GCSE, Higher GCSE

The Problem with Solving Inequalities in GCSE Maths

In this blog, I will explain one of the most common mistakes I see made by GCSE maths students. We have already seen how to solve equations, but you also need to be able to solve inequalities in GCSE maths. What is an inequality? There are two inequality signs you… Continue reading The Problem with Solving Inequalities in GCSE Maths

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Foundation GCSE, Higher GCSE

Triangles in GCSE Maths

Triangles come up a lot in GCSE mathematics. And there are a variety of different methods that can be applied to questions. If you are given a triangle with a missing side or angle, there are four different methods that you can use to find the missing information (bold means… Continue reading Triangles in GCSE Maths

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Foundation GCSE, Higher GCSE

A guide to trigonometry (SOHCAHTOA) – Part 2

In the last blog, I introduced a method for using trigonometry to find the missing side in a right-angled triangle. This blog will build on that and show you how to find the missing angle in a right-angled triangle. I would recommend reading that before this one for an introduction… Continue reading A guide to trigonometry (SOHCAHTOA) – Part 2

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Foundation GCSE, Higher GCSE

A guide to trigonometry (SOHCAHTOA) – Part 1

Following on from the previous blog on Pythagoras’ theorem, this blog will be a guide to solving trigonometry questions. This guide will show you how to use trigonometry to find a missing side in a right-angled triangle. The next blog will build on this idea and show you how to… Continue reading A guide to trigonometry (SOHCAHTOA) – Part 1