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A powerpoint that runs through an example of how to use the simplex algorithm to solve a maximisation problem, followed by an exam question taken from an AQA D2 paper.

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Make the right call with advanced decision resources for secondary maths lessons from Tes.

From maths worksheets to quizzes, puzzles and games, you're sure to find the right answer amongst thousands of free and premium resources available for you to download and use. All secondary maths resources have been tried and tested in lessons.

A powerpoint that runs through an example of how to use the simplex algorithm to solve a maximisation problem, followed by an exam question taken from an AQA D2 paper.

A Level Maths I Complete Exam Bundle
Complete Exam Bundle for success! For Edexcel Maths.
See resources for details.

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A-Level Maths I D1 Checklist
D1 Checklist for Edexcel A-Level Maths
D1 Checklist.
Checklist on the D1, covering all of the syllabus in easy to understand words and texts, including space to check how confident they are and if they have revised it.
By Simplivise I Revision Made Simple

Introduce your students to probability. Teach them to find prbability on number line.

In this video, online ib tutors will teach students how to solve trigonometric word problems and what are the basics of trigonometric word problems like- angle of elevation, angle of depression, line of sight/vision and horizontal line of vision

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Great to bolster progress for catch up, intervention, exam prep, numeracy and cover. The pack also contains teacher answers

This bundle contains practice questions for the 2018 Data Sheets. The following units are included: Calculus, Data Analysis, Decision Mathematics. Solutions are included for all questions.

These questions are based on the 2018 Data Sheet for the Decision Maths unit of AQA Use of Maths (pilot). They are designed to help students prepare for the exam and to familiarise them with the contexts in the data sheet. Solutions are included.

Designed for GCSE/A-Level students who are taking computer science. Helpful also for A-Level maths students. It is a self-marking excel sheet that will test students on insertion sort and merge sort, giving them an outline for how to write the answers to such questions in exams.
In the top left corner there is a cell to input a number, by inputting this number, it will change the values in the insertion/merge sort question.

A powerpoint talkng through how to draw an activity network, then find the early and late times and the critical path.

How is that possible - part 3
Using heuristics to In maths, when you are asked the question ‘is something possible or not’ and you suspect it is possible, it is useful to ask more questions. You can
ask, for example, ‘how is it possible’, or ‘which properties should this construction satisfy’.
You need to look for some additional knowledge to narrow the number of possible answers. It will help you to see what the answer is. Following Sherlock Holmes’s methods you can come up with a question, consider all the cases, and then discard the impossible ones. What’s left will be your answer, however impossible it seemed in the beginning.
This is aimed at G&T year 10’s to allow them to stretch their problem-solving skills. Separate question and answer sheets are provided.
We Solve Problems is a charity, founded by three PhD mathematicians, whose aim is to promote the use of advanced mathematics within secondary schools. We want to encourage creative mathematical thinking, to develop a skill within pupils for presenting their results clearly and coherently, as well as promoting personal problem-solving skills. Visit us at wesolveproblems. org. uk.
We would very much appreciate it if you could take time to follow us, and hopefully review this resource as well, as this helps others to find us. Thank you.

How is that possible - part 2
Using heuristics to In maths, when you are asked the question ‘is something possible or not’ and you suspect it is possible, it is useful to ask more questions. You can
ask, for example, ‘how is it possible’, or ‘which properties should this construction satisfy’.
You need to look for some additional knowledge to narrow the number of possible answers. It will help you to see what the answer is. Following Sherlock Holmes’s methods you can come up with a question, consider all the cases, and then discard the impossible ones. What’s left will be your answer, however impossible it seemed in the beginning.
This is aimed at G&T year 10’s to allow them to stretch their problem-solving skills. Separate question and answer sheets are provided.
We Solve Problems is a charity, founded by three PhD mathematicians, whose aim is to promote the use of advanced mathematics within secondary schools. We want to encourage creative mathematical thinking, to develop a skill within pupils for presenting their results clearly and coherently, as well as promoting personal problem-solving skills. Visit us at wesolveproblems. org. uk.
We would very much appreciate it if you could take time to follow us, and hopefully review this resource as well, as this helps others to find us. Thank you.

How is that possible - part 1
Using heuristics to In maths, when you are asked the question ‘is something possible or not’ and you suspect it is possible, it is useful to ask more questions. You can
ask, for example, ‘how is it possible’, or ‘which properties should this construction satisfy’.
You need to look for some additional knowledge to narrow the number of possible answers. It will help you to see what the answer is. Following Sherlock Holmes’s methods you can come up with a question, consider all the cases, and then discard the impossible ones. What’s left will be your answer, however impossible it seemed in the beginning.
This is aimed at G&T year 10’s to allow them to stretch their problem-solving skills. Separate question and answer sheets are provided.
We Solve Problems is a charity, founded by three PhD mathematicians, whose aim is to promote the use of advanced mathematics within secondary schools. We want to encourage creative mathematical thinking, to develop a skill within pupils for presenting their results clearly and coherently, as well as promoting personal problem-solving skills. Visit us at wesolveproblems. org. uk.
We would very much appreciate it if you could take time to follow us, and hopefully review this resource as well, as this helps others to find us. Thank you.

For Edexcel Further Maths Decision Mathematics 1 book. This powerpoint goes through example 10 from chapter 5 Travelling Salesman Problem section 5.4 Using the nearest neighbour algorithm to find an upper bound. It uses animations to help show how the algorithm is applied.

New Further Maths A Level (2017 syllabus) - Discrete Maths. Covers 7.02 Graphs (Year 2). Under each part of the specification are explanations, examples, exercises and solutions covering bipartite graphs and colouring arguments, Hamiltonian graphs, Ore’s theorem, planarity, Euler’s formula, Kuratowski’s theorem and thickness. 32 pages.

Updated May 2018 , An inspiring click and play lesson making distance/time graphs with real data from the BLOODHOUND SSC Land Speed Record Car.
This activity is aimed at able KS3 or KS4. With a worksheet with interactive answers on a powerpoint including informative video clips of BLOODHOUND SSC; a jet and rocket Car capable of 1,000mph. Your young people can watch a clip from within the cockpit, then learn to analyse the run by plotting the actual run data.
The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit www.BLOODHOUNDSSC.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.

2 min 26 video showing how we rig the Electronic System of Bloodhound SSC.
The electronic systems are are the lifeblood of the car. In a state-of-the-art racing car with three engines, three braking systems and over 500 sensors, the electrical systems are key. Systems Technician Milton explains the wiring loom in the cockpit.
The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people!
For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.

Help your students with this Bundle. This bundle has more than 20 worksheets with revision practice for the students to prepare for the exams.

Homework sheets covering Kruskal’s algorithm, Prim’s algorithm, Dijkstra’s algorithm, Chinese Postman algorithm, Travelling Salesman Problem and Ciritical Path Analysis.

Notes and examples are provided for all topics in these three units of the AQA Use of Maths (pilot) syllabus.

Covers the entire content for AQA Decision Maths for Use of Maths (pilot). Notes and worked examples are provided for all topics.

This is a great problem solving activity for groups to work through in small groups to plan the fixtures for the 2018 World Cup. It is great for engaging boys who maybe struggle to become integrated in group work and problem solving activities. When I used this in a class we spent 90 mins planning and the another hour in the computer lab producing a document and posters for the World Cup.

The problem of the dropped box of matches, pt 2
“Isabella Ringing dropped a box of matches, the box opened and the matches went everywhere. As she went to pick them up she knocked some of them into different positions. This gave her an idea for some puzzles to set for her friends.”
A set of six matchstick puzzles to promote problem-solving skills - part 2 of 2. Suggested that it is used alongside ‘sticks’ of some sort so that kids can physcially explore the problem.
We Solve Problems is a charity, founded by three PhD mathematicians, whose aim is to promote the use of advanced mathematics within secondary schools. We want to encourage creative mathematical thinking, to develop a skill within pupils for presenting their results clearly and coherently, as well as promoting personal problem-solving skills. Visit us at wesolveproblems. org. uk.
We would very much appreciate it if you could take time to follow us, and hopefully review this resource as well, as this helps others to find us. Thank you.

The problem of the dropped box of matches, pt 1
“Isabella Ringing dropped a box of matches, the box opened and the matches went everywhere. As she went to pick them up she knocked some of them into different positions. This gave her an idea for some puzzles to set for her friends.”
A set of six matchstick puzzles to promote problem-solving skills - part 1 of 2. Suggested that it is used alongside ‘sticks’ of some sort so that kids can physcially explore the problem.
We Solve Problems is a charity, founded by three PhD mathematicians, whose aim is to promote the use of advanced mathematics within secondary schools. We want to encourage creative mathematical thinking, to develop a skill within pupils for presenting their results clearly and coherently, as well as promoting personal problem-solving skills. Visit us at wesolveproblems. org. uk.
We would very much appreciate it if you could take time to follow us, and hopefully review this resource as well, as this helps others to find us. Thank you.

I have uploaded this resource showing an example of the activity. All free, if I could ask you make a small donation to the Samaritans in return but not mandatory. Thanks. or text BLANKET to 70020 (UNICEF) to buy a blanket for a child.(£3)

An evil Emperor kidnapped the wisest man in the kingdom and said he was to be put to death. His family pleaded for his life, so the Emperor decided to have some evil fun and give the wise man a chance. The wise man is given 12 pills; 11 are poison and one is safe. The pills are identical except the safe one has a slightly differently weight. He is also given a balance on which he can weigh them. He can only make 3 weighings then he has to take one of the pills.
Designed for G&T years 9/10 this calls on all their logic and problem-solving skills. Ideally placed for collaborative working, where trial-and-error tests their ability to be wrong and yet try again. From a teaching perspective this is a real, practical, maths task, where the use of props such as Smarties or Tic-Tacs makes it more realistic than the static pencil and paper - or if you have access to some sort of ‘pod’, like those inside Kinder eggs, it’s very simple to make one slightly heavier than the rest to really bring it to life.
We Solve Problems is a charity, founded by three PhD mathematicians, whose aim is to promote the use of advanced mathematics within secondary schools. We want to encourage creative mathematical thinking, to develop a skill within pupils for presenting their results clearly and coherently, as well as promoting personal problem-solving skills. Visit us at wesolveproblems.org.uk.
We would very much appreciate it if you could take time to follow us, and hopefully review this resource as well, as this helps others to find us. Thank you.

This is a mega pack of A Level handwritten revision notes.
If bought independently, these 3 resources would cost £10.50, but I am offering them in this bundle for £7.00, a saving of 33%.
Included in this bundle are:
**Maths - Revision - A Level - Core 1 and Core 2 – C1 & C2 Things to Learn **
Everything you need to learn for C1 and C2, all squeezed onto 4 sheets of A4.
These are my own handwritten notes, from doing many years of past papers.
Maths - Revision - A Level - Core 3 and Core 4 - C3 & C4 Things to Learn
Everything you need to learn for C3 and C4, all squeezed onto 3 sheets of A4.
These are my own handwritten notes, from doing many years of past papers.
A Level Maths Revision - S1, D1, M1, S2 - Things to Learn
Everything you need to learn for S1, D1, M1 and S2 all squeezed onto 9 sheets of A4.
These are my own handwritten notes, from doing many years of past papers.
To buy these items individually, please go to Maths Shop

Are you and your school struggling to engage some students with Stem subjects?
The Tes Guide to Stem is packed with hints, tips and schemes to help you boost Stem awareness and participation, including:
Intergalactic inspiration to get girls into Stem from Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran
How to making teaching Stem more practical
How to build cross-curricular links between Stem subjects
Lessons to be learned from the Maker Movement in the US
How to use your local university technical college as a resource for Stem
How to build partnerships with business and give students a taste of real science
Plus there’s advice on how you can upskill as a teacher and much more.

These brand new devices allow the teaching of what happens inside a computer and shows all the basic commands, addition, multiplication etc. There is also a puzzle book that encourages students to solve the problems using pure logic.
These devices will be supplied by myself via the USA site and should cost approx £60, this will however engage pupils in the mechanics of problem solving and coding.
Please contact me if you need further information.
Dave

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This file has been adapted from the original Easy Report Writer to make writing UCAS reports quick and easy. There are sections for comments including Work Ethic, Teamwork, Written, Verbal, Degree and Tail. With this file you can write up to 5 UCAS subject reports at a time. There is a premium version of this file available too which has more comments and enables you to write up to 35 reports at a time. Upgrade to the full version of this resource at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/easy-ucas-report-writer-premium-11845636.
This file will save you hours. With this Lite version of this resource you can write reports on up to 5 students at a time. We do recommend reading your subject reports through to check that they flow well and that use of name vs he/she reads well.
Please aim to create your own UCAS comments rather than using the example ones here.
If you find this useful please leave a positive comment.
An important note… This file uses macros to do all the fancy stuff, but macros do work on Macs so you’ll need to run this file on a windows computer. It’s an Apple thing and is the same with all macro-based files. Any issues at all, please contact me at .

Video guide to this resource at [](Video guide to this resource at ).
This file has been adapted from the original Easy Report Writer to make writing UCAS reports quick and easy. There are sections for comments including Work Ethic, Teamwork, Written, Verbal, Degree and Tail. With this ‘Premium’ version of this file you can write up to 35 UCAS subject reports at a time.
This file will save you hours but we do recommend reading your subject reports through to check that they flow well and that use of name vs he/she reads well.
Please aim to create your own UCAS comments rather than using the example ones here.
If you find this useful please leave a positive comment.
An important note… This file uses macros to do all the fancy stuff, but macros do work on Macs so you’ll need to run this file on a windows computer. It’s an Apple thing and is the same with all macro-based files. Any issues at all, please contact me at .

Help Plan Granma’s Picnic.
Helps Budgeting
Addition
Subtraction
Multiplying and Dividing
Brilliant for Year 5+

Booklet summarising Edexcel Decision 1 laid out like the textbook including worked through examples and key points. Perfect for students learning at A-Level looking for a booklet to help summarise all of Decision 1.

Everything you need to learn for S1, D1, M1 and S2 all squeezed onto 9 sheets of A4.
These are my own handwritten notes, from doing many years of past papers.
A fantastic resource.
Brilliant for revision, or for using alongside practise papers.
Very useful for teachers, I always have this with me in lessons for quick referencing.
The notes are based on the Edexcel exam board, but are also useful for other boards.
The document is 10 pages in total.
Keywords: teaching notes, handout, UK, S1, D1, M1, S2, Statistics 1, Statistics 2, Mechanics 1, Decision 1, A Level, first year, 1st year, 2nd year, mathematics, maths, revision, revise, review, notes.

This pack contains 1 week of maths planning ideal for Year 2/3 that focuses on Measures and Reading scales.

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A great bundle containing 20 lessons including lesson plans, differentation, assessment, plenary, tasks and engaging lesson covering Handling data, Numbers, Geometry and Shapes and Algebra. This is a great diverse range of lessons with progression where all the lessons are planned in detail suited to deliver KS2, KS3 and KS4 syllabus.

This is a free 5 page sample of my 35 page resource New Further Maths A Level - Discrete Maths OCR : 7.01 Mathematical Preliminaries (Year 1). This sample contains the section on combinations. In the full unit of work, under each part of the specification are explanations, examples, exercises and solutions covering set notation, the pigeonhole principle, arrangement and selection problems and the inclusion-exclusion principle.

MATHEMATICS PICTUR INCLUDING MATHS WORDS

This is a 23 paged mathematics test workbook, it includes assessment page and work pages, use it for personal use or for teaching use, leave a review :)
ENJOY!

New Further Maths A Level - Discrete Maths. Covers OCR : 7.01 Mathematical Preliminaries (Year 1). Under each part of the specification are explanations, examples, exercises and solutions covering set notation, the pigeonhole principle, arrangement and selection problems and the inclusion-exclusion principle. 35 pages

Model solutions for the AQA maths Core 3 Jan 2012 paper with comments and notes. Great for peer marking after completing the paper to see what their answers should look like. Very clear and concise.