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Higher GCSE

The Difference of Two Squares

Mentioned specifically in the Edexcel Advance Information for the 2022 GCSE exams is something called the Difference of Two Squares. So I decided to write a blog about it.I’ve already touched on factorising quadratics in these two blogs – Factorising Quadratics (Foundation) and Factorising Quadratics (Higher). In those two blogs,… Continue reading The Difference of Two Squares

Foundation GCSE, Higher GCSE

Turning dragons into chihuahuas – why factorising is useful

Following on from the two previous blogs on factorising quadratic for foundation tier maths and higher tier maths factorising, in this blog I will use an example to explain why factorising is useful and how it will help you pass your maths GCSE. When you were first taught about putting… Continue reading Turning dragons into chihuahuas – why factorising is useful

Higher GCSE

Factorising Quadratic Expressions for GCSE Maths – Higher Tier

Following on from the last blog on factorising quadratics, here is a guide to factorising quadratics of the form ax2 + bx + c, where a is greater than 1. This will only be tested on the higher tier GCSE maths exam, so if you're studying foundation, this blog is… Continue reading Factorising Quadratic Expressions for GCSE Maths – Higher Tier

Foundation GCSE

Factorising Quadratics

Here is a simple guide to factorising quadratics on the GCSE mathematics foundation exam.If you're doing the maths foundation exam - luckily for you, you're only going to need to factorise quadratics of the form x2 + ax + b (which trust me, makes things a LOT easier! If you’re… Continue reading Factorising Quadratics