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Community Project (1)

Resource type Mathematical Symbols and Abbrevations SOURCE
A zip file containing LaTeX source and eps files for the quick reference leaflet 'Mathematical Symbols and Abbrevations' contributed to the mathcentre Community Project by Janette Matthews and reviewed by Tony Croft, Loughborough University.

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 (16)

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 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 - 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.

Motivating Mathematics (1)

Resource type minus x minus = plus - Mike Savage
This mathtutor extention video explains how multiplying a negative number by another negative number gives a positive number. This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.

Practice & Revision (1)

Resource type Algebra Refresher - Interactive version
An interactive version of the refresher booklet on Algebra including links to other resources for further explanation. It includes revision, exercises and solutions on fractions, indices, removing brackets, factorisation, algebraic frations, surds, transpostion of formulae, solving quadratic equations and some polynomial equations, and partial fractions. An interactive version and a welsh language version are available.

Quick Reference (7)

Resource type Addition and subtraction
Fractions involving symbols occur frequently. It is necessary to be able to add and subtract them. On this leaflet, we revise how these processes are carried out. An understanding of writing fractions in equivalent forms is necessary.
Resource type Decimals
This leaflet shows how easy it is to multiply or divide decimals by powers of ten.
Resource type Fractions
The ability to work confidently with fractions, both number fractions and algebraic fractions, is an essential skill which underpins all other algebraic processes. In this leaflet, we remind you how number fractions are simplified, added, subtracted, multiplied and divided.
Resource type Multiplication And Division
Fractions involving symbols occur frequently. It is necessary to be able to multiply and divide them. On this leaflet we revise how these processes are carried out.
Resource type Percentages
The use of percentages is common in many aspects of commercial life. Interest rates, discounts, pay rises and so on, are all expressed using percentages. This leaflet revises the meaning of the term 'percentage', and shows how to calculate percentages, and how to convert expressions involving percentages into alternative forms.
Resource type Ratios
Ratios are an alternative way of expressing fractions. This leaflet will revise ratio calculations
Resource type Sigma notation
Sigma notation provides a concise and convenient way of writing long sums. This leaflet explains how.

Teach Yourself (4)

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 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 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 (19)

Resource type Diagnostic - Fractions - Addition and Subtraction
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 Diagnostic Test - Decimals
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 Diagnostic Test - Fractions - Basics
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 Diagnostic Test - Fractions - Multiplication and Division
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 Diagnostic Test - Mathematical language
Diagnostic test for mathematical language 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 Diagnostic Test - 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 Diagnostic Test - Ratios
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 Diagnostic Test - Rules of 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 Diagnostic Test - Simplifying fractions
Diagnostic test for simplifying 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 Diagnostic Test - Surds
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 Exercise - Decimals
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 Exercise - Fractions - Addition and Subtraction
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 Exercise - Fractions - Basics
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 Exercise - Fractions - Multiplication and Division
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 Exercise - 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 Exercise - Ratios
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 Exercise - Rules of 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 Exercise - Surds
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 Ratios Test 01 (DEWIS)
Three questions involving ratios. DEWIS resources have been made available under a Creative Commons licence by Rhys Gwynllyw & Karen Henderson, University of the West of England, Bristol.

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 - 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 Mathematical language
This introductory section provides useful background material on the importance of symbols in mathematical work. It describes conventions used by mathematicians, engineers, and scientists. (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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