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Mathematics in the context of food and drink

In these activities students use a variety of mathematical skills in order to complete the tasks, each set in the context of the production of food and drink. Going  Bananas, Minimise or  Maximise and What's in Your Bowl contains a number of activities in which students estimate weight and volume,...
Publication date:
16 December 2015

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Construction and the built environment

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of construction and the built environment. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards re-sitting GCSE Mathematics. Heat analysis considers the...
Publication date:
24 March 2017

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Health, Social Care and Childcare

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of health, social care and childcare. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards resitting GCSE Mathematics. Five a Day requires students to...
Publication date:
28 January 2016

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General life and personal interests

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of general life and personal interests. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards resitting GCSE Mathematics. Understanding Ratio, Egg Fried Rice...
Publication date:
28 January 2016

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Business, Administration and Entrepreneurship

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of business, administration and entrepreneurship. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards re-sitting GCSE Mathematics.  Packaging explores...
Publication date:
28 January 2016

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Maths Careers: The maths of online dating

This collection contains a range of teaching materials to support the Maths Careers article 'The maths of online dating' by Hazel Lewis.The resource collection includes a link to the full article, explores what makes people attractive and classroom resources for teaching algorithms,...
Publication date:
06 April 2016

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Maths Careers: The mathematics of football

This collection contains a range of teaching materials to support the Maths Careers article 'The mathematics of football' by Hazel Lewis.The resource collection includes a link to the full article as well as resources to explore mathematical concepts in football.
Publication date:
06 April 2016

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Maths Careers: The Secrecy Scare

This collection contains a range of teaching materials to support the Maths Careers article 'The Secrecy Scare' by Hazel Lewis.The resource collection includes a link to the full article, resources to explore prime numbers as well as ideas teaching primes in real-life contexts.
Publication date:
25 May 2016

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Sequences and Series

AS LevelUnderstand and use the binomial expansion of (a+bx)n for positive integer n; the notations n! and nCr; link to binomial probabilitiesA LevelExtend to any rational n, including its use for approximation; be aware of when the expansion is validWork with sequences including those given by a formula for the nth...
Publication date:
07 March 2017

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Trigonometry 1: Definitions and properties

AS LevelUnderstand and use the definitions of sine, cosine and tangent for all arguments; the sine and cosine rules; the area of a triangle in the form 1/2absinCUnderstand and use the sine, cosine and tangent functions; their graphs, symmetries and periodicityA LevelWork with radian measure, including use for arc...
Publication date:
07 March 2017

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