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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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Younger Years

A more efficient method for listing the factors of a number

In this blog I will show you the most efficient way to list factors, and explain why this is a good method. What is a factor? The factors of a number are numbers that you can divide the number by and get a whole number result.For example, 5 is a… Continue reading A more efficient method for listing the factors of a number

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Metatutor News

GCSE and A-Level Results 2021

Unfortunately due to the pandemic, GCSE and A-Level exams were cancelled again in 2021. Grades were awarded based on teacher assessments.746,880 students were entered for GCSE mathematics and 97,960 for A-Level mathematics in 2021. The GCSE results were very similar to the previous two years, with a slight increase in… Continue reading GCSE and A-Level Results 2021

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Just For Fun

The Look-and-Say Sequence

In a previous blog I looked in more detail into “the daddy of all integer sequences” - the Fibonacci sequence. While the Fibonacci sequence is an impossible sequence to match up to, there are plenty of other intriguing integer sequences out there. So if you can deal with the disappointment… Continue reading The Look-and-Say Sequence