Once formed, habits are hard to change. Get in to the habit of good study practices as soon as you can. The good habits will help you through school, college, and beyond. Distractions When studying, avoid distractions. Concentrate on your studies, you will achieve more, remember more, and save yourself time. Study in a quiet […]

## Efficient Use of Calculators

Calculators do a lot of the hard work for you, so why would you need to use a calculator more efficiently? Using a calculator efficiently is a good habit to get into, as soon as you can. Efficient use of your calculator can save you time in exams, save you time when you’re doing homework, […]

## Ready for A Level Maths – answers to the

The post on 17 August 2011 included a set of questions for downloading, all based around topics that are very useful to know well when you start your A Level Maths studies. Yesterday’s post included downloads of answers to questions 1 to 22 inclusive. Here are the downloads for answers to questions 23 to 37 […]

## Ready for A Level Maths – answers

For those of you who have tried the questions in my last post, here are the answers to questions 1 to 22 inclusive. The attached answer documents include worked solutions, not just the answers. All should be clear, but if you have any questions please email me. I’ll do my best to answer promptly! Questions […]

## Ready for A Level Maths – questions

If you’ve already read through the series of posts on preparing for A Level Maths, you can now check your understanding of the topics covered by trying the questions in the download below. Answers to the questions will be available for downloading next week. If you have any questions, please email me, and I will […]

## A Level Maths – prepare for success 8

Sequences Sequence – a list of numbers in a given order Terms – the numbers in a sequence Consecutive terms – terms next to one another in a sequence A sequence is a pattern of numbers, connected by a rule. Arithmetic sequences In arithmetic sequences, the difference between consecutive terms is a constant or fixed […]