Maths Doctor Latest Blogs

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Exams: An Examiner's Perspective

This article has been written by Les who is one of our online tutors and is also a senior examiner at GCSE and GCE. ...(read more)

Posted by Maths Doctor on Tuesday 23 September 2014

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Coursework and projects: How to get started

We’ve all been in that situation where everything else sounds more interesting than getting started on your coursework. Watching television, playing video...(read more)

Posted by Stephanie Poulsen on Monday 22 September 2014

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Mathemagic - Magic with Cards

Hello and welcome to another edition of Mathemagic. If you joined us last week you may have been trying to solve the puzzle and some of you may have solved...(read more)

Posted by Sam Wheeler on Friday 19 September 2014

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10 top tips to help memorise maths formulae

Understanding and memorising mathematical formula can be a tricky process, but with our top tips you’ll be sure to understand and memorise those key formulas,...(read more)

Posted by Morwenna Evans on Thursday 18 September 2014

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Shaking off the stigma of private tuition

I heard a quote the other day that resonated strongly with me: “not only do we owe our brightest children a future, we owe the future our brightest children”....(read more)

Posted by Rahim Hirji on Wednesday 17 September 2014

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5 top reasons to become a tutor

Are you looking for an exciting way to continue using your maths skills or supplement your current income? Do you have teaching experience or an academic...(read more)

Posted by Hannah McDowell on Tuesday 16 September 2014

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Proving things: a mathematician’s favourite hobby

What would you do if your teacher or a friend were to ask you to add together all the numbers from 1 to 100? Would you start with 1+2=3, adding 3 makes...(read more)

Posted by Jutta Frieden on Monday 15 September 2014

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Mathemagic - Magic with coins

Hello and welcome to another edition of Mathemagic! If you joined us last week you may have been trying to solve the puzzle and some of you may have solved...(read more)

Posted by Sam Wheeler on Friday 12 September 2014

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6 Amazing Mathematicians

“If numbers aren’t beautiful, I don’t know what is” The son of two maths teachers, Hungarian mathematician Erdős lived and breathed maths. Erdős was fully...(read more)

Posted by Hannah Bickerton on Thursday 11 September 2014

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7 ways to help your child with their homework

It’s the start of a new school year and your child’s after-school work may already be piling up. Some students find the difficult transition back to school...(read more)

Posted by Morwenna Evans on Wednesday 10 September 2014