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Maths Tuition

I offer one to one tuition via zoom. I've got almost 15 years experience as a tutor and over a decade as a teacher and lecturer.

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What is this site for?

After years of teaching and lecturing, I've become tired of seeing my notes and examples being lost.

Five tips for supporting A-Level maths learners

Time : Space : Storage : Tools : Tuition

Five topics for early success at A-Level maths

In this article, I'm going to look at five topics or skills that exhibiting mastery of will significantly improve the start of your time in A-Level mathematics.

The first practice paper now available

The first of my practice papers has been uploaded and can now be accessed, with a full set of solutions.

Random Reddit Question Part 2

Part 2 was to calculate the second derivative - the tricky aspect was evaluation of $\frac{dt}{dx}$

Summary of the A-Level Specification

The complete A-Level Syllabus can be found on the Edexcel website; below is an abridged version to facilitate effective use of the site

Why graphical calculators are great.

The curiously expensive calculator

Summary of AS Specification (Edexcel - Pure)

Here you will find my summary together with notes for each topic. The complete AS Syllabus can be found on the Edexcel website (link in article).

Revision Cards!

Just uploaded the next small tranche of revision cards, so cards 1 - 30 are now available for free on the site; I've got about 100 in total to upload, but its a surpris

Liquid in a spherical container

If the sphere is three quarters filled with liquid, what is the depth of the liquid?

Mobius Transformations

Mobius functions are of the form $f(z) =\frac{az +b}{cz +d}$. We look at some of their properties.

Matrices - a further mathematics topic!

Naturally, the image had to pay homage to the movie "the matrix", though of course, the film has little relevance to mathematical matrices.

Lines and Planes - 3D geometry

I've added content covering the major skills and techniques to cover the 3D geometry of lines and planes.

Infinite Series Collection

I've recently created three questions involving infinite series of trigonometric functions, which can be transformed into a rational function of trig functions, that is

Throwback Maths

The GCSE style questions and solutions can be found on my blog: http://www.live-maths.com

Instagram Loci Question

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More revision cards!

I'm currently overhauling my set of revision cards (of which 24 are available on the site), when complete, there should be a set of 100.

Instagram problem

The solution to the instagram problem can be found here

 

Complex Numbers

I've just started adding some basic complex numbers content to the site (definitely feel I've done this before!) My current plan is to add the following content.

A simple pendulum

The equations of motion of a simple pendulum can easily be derived using Newtonian physics. 

Time for Pi