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How to study effectively – identify your study space, make a study plan, organise subject matter/study equipment, take regular breaks, don’t procrastinate

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Straight line graphs - explore the relationship between the x and y values along any point on a straight line graph using the equation of a straight line

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Surface area of a sphere. Work out a sphere’s surface area from its radius using the surface area of sphere formula. Includes example calculations

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Volume of a sphere. What’s a sphere and how do you work out its volume? Example calculations including the volume of a ping pong, soccer and tennis ball

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What is the surface area of a cylinder? Includes an easy-to-use formula to help calculate the sum of a cylinder’s circular end and curved surface areas

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Definitions of cylinder and volume of a cylinder. Plus how to work out a cylinder’s volume from its radius and height using the cylinder volume formula

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Surface area of a cone – how to work out a cone’s surface area from its circular base radius, perpendicular height and slant length – examples included

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Volume of a cone – a simple introduction to cone geometry - includes definition of a cone, cone volume definition and formula, plus example calculations

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Ratio and proportion defined and explained through the use of easy-to-follow examples, together with a consideration of how to express ratios as fractions

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Definition of the cube root of a number together with easy-to-follow examples of how to work out the roots of cube numbers as well as non-cube numbers

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Cube numbers (also called perfect cubes) defined, explained and illustrated using easy-to-understand example calculations and block pattern representations

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Solving square root problems - definition of the square root of a number followed by examples of how to find the roots of square and non-square numbers

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Square numbers (also known as perfect squares) defined and explained through the use of examples including how to calculate plus dot pattern representations

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Number sequences including pattern recognition – counting/odd/even/square/cube/triangular numbers, increasing/decreasing difference and Fibonacci sequences

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Definition of geometric sequence and how to find the nth term using the nth term formula given the 1st term and the common ratio between successive terms

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Definition of arithmetic sequence and how to find the nth term using the nth term formula given the 1st term and the common difference between successive terms

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Easily convert from imperial to metric using the right conversion factor – quantities considered include mass, distance, area, volume/capacity and speed

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Metric to imperial conversion made easy by application of relevant conversion factors to different quantities (mass, distance, area, volume/capacity, speed)

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Imperial units – using fundamental and derived units of the imperial system to measure quantities such as mass, distance, area, volume/capacity and speed

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What is the metric system, including the use of fundamental and derived metric system units to measure mass, distance, area, volume/capacity and speed

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Foreign currency conversion explained including worked examples of how to switch between moneys used by different countries based on the exchange rate

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Fahrenheit to celsius conversion using the fahrenheit to celsius formula

Celsius to fahrenheit conversion using the celsius to fahrenheit formula

Prime factorization - how to express a number as a product of its prime factors including the factor tree method

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What are prime and composite numbers and how do they differ?

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Compound interest formula - work out compound interest using the compound interest formula

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Use the simple interest formula to work out simple interest

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The pi symbol - the meaning of pi, its value and application in math

Calculate the area of a circle from its radius, diameter or circumference

Work out the circumference of a circle given its radius, diameter or area

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Diameter of a circle - calculating a circle's diameter from its radius, circumference or area

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Radius of a circle - work out a circle's radius from its diameter, circumference or area

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Math multiplication using the grid method and your calculator

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Learn your multiplication tables with the help of a times table chart

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Calculate percent of change using the percent change formula

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Learn how to create your own fraction to decimal chart

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How to convert fraction to decimal including decimals which don't terminate

Get the hang of decimal numbers and place value

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An approach to ordering fractions based on their value

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Comparing fractions with like numerators, like denominators or unlike denominators

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Learn about mixed fractions (mixed numbers) and how to convert them to improper fractions

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