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Facts & Formulae Leaflets (2)

Resource type Facts & Formulae for Functional Mathematics - Onscreen version
A onscreen version of the Fact & Formulae leaflet for Functional Mathematics contributed to the mathcentre Community Project by Anne Townsend.
Resource type Facts & Formulae for Functional Mathematics - Print version
A Fact & Formulae leaflet for Functional Mathematics contributed to the mathcentre Community Project by Anne Townsend. This leaflet is designed to be printed landscape on A4 and folded.

iPOD Video (26)

Resource type Adding and Subtracting Fractions Part 1
This video segment introduces the addition and subtraction of fractions. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Adding and Subtracting Fractions Part 2
This video segment shows how to add or subtract two fractions when the denominators are different. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Adding and Subtracting Fractions Part 5
This video segment shows the addition of three mixed fractions. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Arithmetic and geometric progressions
video for iPod. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Fractions - basic ideas Part 1 - what is a fraction ?
This iPod download is part of a video tutorial on Fractions. It explains what is meant by a fraction, and gives some examples. It shows equivalent fractions - that is fractions having the same value, but written in different forms. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Fractions - basic ideas Part 2 - equivalent fractions
This video segment looks at how fractions can be expressed in different but equivalent forms. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Fractions - basic ideas Part 3 - proper, improper, mixed fractions
This video segment looks at equivalent fractions, proper, improper and mixed fractions. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Fractions - Multipying and Dividing - Part 1
This video segment introduces the multiplication and division of fractions. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Fractions - Multipying and Dividing - Part 2
This video further illustrates the multiplication and division of fractions. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Fractions - Multipying and Dividing - Part 3
This video further illustrates the multiplication and division of fractions. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Fractions - Multipying and Dividing - Part 4
This video further illustrates the multiplication and division of fractions. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Fractions - Multipying and Dividing - Part 5
This video further illustrates the multiplication and division of fractions. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Fractions - Multipying and Dividing - Part 6
This video further illustrates the multiplication and division of fractions. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Fractions - Multipying and Dividing - Part 7
This video further illustrates the multiplication and division of fractions. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Fractions - Multipying and Dividing - Part 8
This video further illustrates the multiplication and division of fractions. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Percentages - part 1
This video segment introduces percentages. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Percentages - part 2
This video segment develops the material in the previous unit on percentages. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Percentages - part 3
This unit develops the previous unit on percentages. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Percentages - part 4
This unit develops the previous unit on percentages. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Rules of Arithmetic (1) - Introduction
This video segment discusses the importance of considering the order in which operations are carried out. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Rules of Arithmetic (2) - the number line
This video segment introduces the number line. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Rules of Arithmetic (3) - addition and subtraction examples
This video segment continues introductory work on arithmetic. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Rules of Arithmetic (4) - The rules of addition
This video segment continues to introduce arithmetical ideas - rules of addition. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Rules of Arithmetic (5) - Multiplication examples
This video segment continues to introduce arithmetical ideas - it deals with how we multiply positive and negative numbers. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Rules of Arithmetic (6) - The rules of multiplication
This video segment continues to introduce arithmetic - it explains the rules we use when multiplying positive and negative numbers. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Surds and other roots - part 1
This video segment introduces surds, such as the square root of 2. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.

Quick Reference (1)

Resource type Fractions
This leaflet reminds students how to express a fraction in its simplest form, and how to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions. (Engineering Maths First Aid Kit 1.1)

Teach Yourself (7)

Resource type Decimals
In this unit we shall look at the meaning of decimals, and how they are related to fractions. We shall then look at rounding to given numbers of decimal places or significant figures. Finally we shall take a brief look at irrational numbers.
Resource type Fractions - adding and subtracting
In this unit we shall see how to add and subtract fractions. We shall also see how to add and subtract mixed fractions by turning them into improper fractions.
Resource type Fractions - basic ideas
What are fractions? Fractions are ways of writing parts of whole numbers. For example if we take a pizza, and divide it up equally between 4 people, each person will have 1/4 or, written in words, one quarter of the pizza.
Resource type Percentages
In this unit we shall look at the meaning of percentages and carry out calculations involving percentages. We will also look at the use of the percentage button on calculators.
Resource type Ratios
A ratio is a way of comparing two or more similar quantities, by writing two or more numbers separated by colons. The numbers should be whole numbers, and should not include units.
Resource type Rules of arithmetic
Evaluating expressions involving numbers is one of the basic tasks in arithmetic. But if an expression is complicated then it may not be clear which part of it should be evaluated first, and so some rules must be established. There are also rules for calculating with negative numbers.
Resource type Sigma notation
Sigma notation is a method used to write out a long sum in a concise way. In this unit we look at ways of using sigma notation, and establish some useful rules.

Test Yourself (1)

Resource type Maths EG
Computer-aided assessment of maths, stats and numeracy from GCSE to undergraduate level 2. These resources have been made available under a Creative Common licence by Martin Greenhow and Abdulrahman Kamavi, Brunel University.

Third Party Resources (1)

Resource type biomathtutor
biomathtutor presents students with a filmed bioscience-based scenario and guides them through some of the mathematics they need to understand and grow confident and competent in using routinely. The case-study scenario, covering practical aspects of haematology and microbiology, is presented via a narrated film, 24 min in length, but divided up into short sections. The film tracks the diagnosis and treatment of a student with anaemia and a throat infection and links the clinical findings and diagnoses to 33 interactive questions and relevant maths tutorials. An additional 24 interactive questions cover the same range of basic mathematical concepts presented in similar biological contexts, with a view to reinforcing students' learning. biomathtutor was developed by Vicki Tariq (University of Central Lancashire), John Heritage and Tom Roper (University of Leeds), Andrew Bond (University of Westminster), Mike Tribe (University of Sussex) and the EBS Trust. It was funded by HEFCE through its National Teaching Fellowship Scheme. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by EBS Trust 2006. NOTE: This resource has been tested on a Windows platform with Internet Explorer. There are known problems with Firefox and/or Apple systems.

Video (4)

Resource type Fractions - adding and subtracting
In this unit we shall see how to add and subtract fractions. We shall also see how to add and subtract mixed fractions by turning them into improper fractions. (Mathtutor Video Tutorial) This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Fractions - basic ideas
What are fractions? Fractions are ways of writing parts of whole numbers. For example if we take a pizza, and divide it up equally between 4 people, each person will have 1/4 or, written in words, one quarter of the pizza. (Mathtutor Video Tutorial) This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Fractions - multiplying and dividing
In this unit we shall see how to multiply fractions. We shall also see how to divide fractions by turning the second fraction upside down. (Mathtutor Video Tutorial) This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.
Resource type Percentages
In this unit we shall look at the meaning of percentages and carry out calculations involving percentages. We will also look at the use of the percentage button on calculators. (Mathtutor Video Tutorial) This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.

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