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Maths GCSE 9-1 Counting Problems Foundation and Higher Tiers

Maths GCSE 9-1 Counting Problems Foundation and Higher Tiers

Two sets of questions, differentiated by paper, for learners to complete. Plus answers. Counting has always been on Foundation, so quite easy for learners. Sophisticated counting strategies are new to the GCSE higher tier. The specs say: apply systematic listing strategies, including use of the product rule for counting (i.e. if there are m ways of doing one task and for each of these, there are n ways of doing another task, then the total number of ways the two tasks can be done is m × n ways) Hence also suitable for revision at A Level Statistics. All questions follow the format of 2017 exams across the boards, and the SAMs and Mocks available.
colinbillett
GCSE Maths Starters Pack

GCSE Maths Starters Pack

This pack includes resources which are ideal to use at the start of lesson to get pupils engaged and motivated. In the pack is a simple addition starter which is great for group-working, a set of 8 thought-provoking probability starters (covering the topics of tree diagrams, sample space diagrams, probability scales, relative frequency and listing outcomes) to get students thinking in a different way and a set of questions which cover the essential skills pupils need at GCSE Maths: working with fractions, decimals and percentages, area and perimeter of 2-D shape and multiplication.
samcurran1
Multiplicative Counting (GCSE 9-1)

Multiplicative Counting (GCSE 9-1)

I pushed my Year 11 set one a little bit to try some of the harder GCSE 9-1 questions on this topic where they needed to decide whether they were permutations or combinations & needed to be divided by 2 (very basic with only 2 variables). They at no time use combinations - we just extended the counting principle for different 'choices'. They struggled to know when to divide when reading the question so I made some new ones up for additional practice. These are a mixture of general counting principle, combinations & permutations. Answers included. Please let me know if any of them need fixing/changing for clarity.
kdarwin91
KS3 and GCSE Probability Starters

KS3 and GCSE Probability Starters

A selection of 8 starters on probability related to real life which are suitable for KS3 and GCSE students. The starters encourage students to think laterally, being similar to brainteasers. Topics covered include: experimental probability, listing outcomes, sample space diagrams, relative frequency, tree diagrams, probability scales and permutations/combinations. Each starter begins with a problem or statement which the children must decide is true or false through investigation, giving reasons why this is the case. This exercise would be perfect for encouraging discussions as students may present a wide variety of explanations.
samcurran1
Statistics: Probability BUNDLE (5 lessons)  perfect for KS3/KS4

Statistics: Probability BUNDLE (5 lessons) perfect for KS3/KS4

All lessons include starters, activities, worksheets, answers, lesson objectives etc... everything you need !! Lesson 1 - Probability Scale Lesson 2/3 - Theoretical Probability (2 Lessons) Lesson 4 - Relative Frequency Lesson 5 - Monopoly Lesson (Function/Fun Lesson) Lesson 6 - Tree Diagrams (with and without replacement) NOTE: Feel free to browse my shop for more excellent free and premium resources and if you do purchase then please remember to rate and feedback as it is really helpful, thanks.
ajf43
How to calculate the number of Enigma machine settings explaining combinations and permutations.

How to calculate the number of Enigma machine settings explaining combinations and permutations.

This is an 8 page booklet which takes the pupils through the maths of calculating the number of ways an Enigma machine can be set up, using both permutations (the order of the rotors does matter) and combinations, where the order in which the plug board is set up doesn't matter. The first two pages lead the pupils through the various calculations leading to the answer of approximately 158 million billion ways or 158,962,555,217,826,360,000 ways to be precise! The remaining six pages explain the difference between permutations and combinations.
Bluemary20
Good statistics revision questions

Good statistics revision questions

This is a continued learning activity which affords good grounding for learners pertaining to statistics, get your learners thinking in a more comprehensive fashion.
tshepo149
How to teach statistics easier

How to teach statistics easier

This presentation gives a progression in introducing statistics in a more simplistic form to your learners. Effectively used could see your learners excellence revealed.
tshepo149
Treasure Hunts for SETS maths topic

Treasure Hunts for SETS maths topic

This pack consists of two treasure hunts and two true/false trails on the topic of SETS. There is a standard and more challenging version of each activity.
nottcl
Hi-Lo game

Hi-Lo game

Hi-Lo game for 1 or 2 players. Can choose whether to allow repeated digits or not. (Other resources on the site are aimed at younger children, but the pairs and squares games are a bit of fun for any age group.)
BingleBongle