Algebraic expressions

Dreaded algebra. It doesn’t have to be all bad! Algebra is simply the use of letters rather than numbers to help describe a value that can vary (a variable) or for a value that is simply not known. I hope … Read More

Percentages

In this section we’re going to look at two main calculations. Firstly, how to calculate the percentage of a number and secondly how to add or subtract a percentage. A percentage is a fraction of 100. 30% (30 in each … Read More

Fractions

So fractions, you may think they can be a bit scary at times but once you get your head round them, they’re very useful and really not that bad. Fractions can be used to show numbers that are not whole, … Read More

Fractions and decimals

In honestly when it comes to fractions and decimals getting all mixed together they can be a bit of a headache to deal with! In this section we’re going to go over some of the most common examples of working … Read More

Decimals

In this section we’re going to focus on two key principles when it comes to decimals. The first being rounding to a set number of decimal places, and the second being upper and lower boundaries. So, rounding to decimal places … Read More

Whole numbers

It may seem pretty obvious to be looking at numbers when studying maths, but in this section we’re going to go over some of the basics before we get into the nitty-gritty of GCSE Mathematics. The first thing we’re going … Read More