Monthly Archives: December 2010

Real World: X Factor Voting

The most popular show in the country uses maths all the time. For one thing, there always a producer sat behind the camera with a stopwatch furiously calculating timings and telling Dermot how long he’s got left before the break. … Continue reading

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Video: Lady Gaga does Trigonometry

We’re always being asked how maths appears in the real world. Well, we’ve found a good example. A student in America has used Lady Gaga to show places you can find trigonometry / triangles

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Stuff We Like: ArithmeTick App

Speaking of apps for your phone, (cough cough, make sure you download the BC Maths app, cough cough) here’s another really good one. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/arithmetick-math-flash-cards/id304848067?mt=8 It’s a game called arithmeTick and is great for practising your quick mental maths using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. … Continue reading

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Getting Started

So to get things started, here is a quick activity to have a go at. We think it’s a really good warm up exercise for before you start revising or even before the exams. Have a go and be sure … Continue reading

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Hello!

This is the first post in the Maths department’s new blog. We hope you are going to use this source over the coming weeks and months to help you get the maths grade you want. If you haven’t downloaded the … Continue reading

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