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Community Project (2)

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.
Pharmacy calculation I: Solid trituration (SOURCE)
A zip file containing LaTeX source and eps files for Pharmacy calculations I: Solid trituration. Contributed to the mathcentre Community Project by Abigail Francis, Liverpool John Moores University.

Facts & Formulae Leaflets (1)

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.

iPOD Video (23)

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.
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.
Adding and Subtracting Fractions Part 3
This video segment continues with more examples on adding and subtracting 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.
Adding and Subtracting Fractions Part 4
This video segment shows how to add/subtract 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)

Pharmacy calculation I: Solid trituration
A leaflet explaining how solid trituration calculations are performed for the dilution of drug powders. The resource is contributed to the mathcentre Community Project by Abigail Francis and reviewed by Bob Morris, Liverpool John Moores University

Teach Yourself (6)

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 (3)

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.
Percentages Test 01 (DEWIS)
Three questions involving percentages. DEWIS resources have been made available under a Creative Commons licence by Rhys Gwynllyw & Karen Henderson, University of the West of England, Bristol.
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.

Third Party Resources (2)

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.
University of East Anglia (UEA) Interactive Mathematics and Statistics Resources
The Learning Enhancement Team at the University of East Anglia (UEA) has developed la series of interactive resources accessible via Prezi mind maps : Steps into Numeracy, Steps into Algebra, Steps into Trigonometry, Bridging between Algebra and Calculus, Steps into Calculus, Steps into Differential Equations, Steps into Statistics and Other Essential Skills.