Random Stuffs


Having marked the homeworks (and many thanks to those who bothered to do it – they were excellent) it occurred to me one or two of you are a bit, um, rusty at the whole solving simultaneous equations thing.  So, I’ve added a worksheet on it here:


There’s no answers to it – if you are doing it then let me know and I’ll tell you how to check your answers.

Oh, and you can ignore the solving graphically bit.

Also, if you are interested in a worksheet on Factorising then let me know and I’ll make one up.  I just don’t have much enthusiasm for doing it unless there’s interest there.

Anyone who does want to see their homework – I’ve scanned them all into my computer so I can send you a copy if you want feedback on it.

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Week 5 – Functions


Seeing as some of you looked a bit like you were caught in headlights whilst doing the factorising stuff last night, here’s some links:

Youtube Vid on Factorising

Youtube Vid from Khan Academy

Khan Academy – Factorising

If you want any extra help on factorising then get in touch.

Last nights notes and the worksheet I gave out are here.  Also, a reminded that I currently have 5 attempts at yon Straight Line stuff I gave out so the class is going to get very small unless some of you get the finger out.

Finally – a request: If you’re struggling with anything then speak to me or email me or do something.  DON’T just sit and be stuck, it’ll be a very long and painful course if you do that.  Don’t let yourself fall behind.

Tonight I’ll be in FG13 from 4:30, should any of you want to go over stuff or even move on to something different.

P.S. I’m about to sit and mark the homeworks so if any of you want some feedback you can email me or speak to me on Monday.



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Week 4 – More Straight Lines


So we finished off the straight line on Monday.

Here’s a link to the stuffs: Linkity link

But, because I’m a man of the people, here’s some more stuff:

  • Firstly, you might be wanting notes on the Straight Line: Straight Line Notes from hsn.uk.net
  • Also those lovely people at Khan Academy have a whole bunch of videos on the Straight Line which – most likely – explain things a lot better than me: Khan Academy stuffs.
  • And Youtube has also got some videos on it: Youtubing

Should you wish any more material then just let me know and I’ll see what I’ve got.

Remember, you’ve got that Worksheet to do for Monday.  I was thinking about it and I’m going to withdraw anyone who doesn’t bother doing it.  BUT – again seeing as I’m a people person – I’ve put the answers up online too.  If you also want to see the workings then send me an email.

Finally, there’ll be a tutorial each Tuesday from 5:45-9 in FG13.

Ok, if you need anything just get in touch.

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Week 3 – The Straight Line




Not one of you has actually checked on here this morning.  And here was me feeling guilty that I hadn’t written out answers to that straight line thing yet… jeesh.  I swear, unless I get some hits on this site in the near future I’m going to spend my day watching Netflix instead.

Anyway, here’s a link to all the stuff we’ve done to this point for anyone who does happen by: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_T3kvfJKI2lMTRkNzBJSExHaDQ

OK, I’m going to look back at this page later.  I swear, if you’re still all ignoring me I’m going to sabotage the entire year and teach you Art instead.


EDITED TO ADD:  That’s me written out the solutions to that worksheet thing.  Should it be written or wrote?  I have no idea about grammar.  But I’ve put them in the folder place even though STILL NOT A SINGLE PERSON HAS LOOKED AT THIS PAGE.  Just to be clear, I’m in a major huff with everyone right now.

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Week 2 – More Sequences


So, this week we did some more stuff on sequences.  The notes from the board and some worksheets on Sequences can be found at…

Week 2 Stuff

I’ve spoken to some people at the college and they are happy for us to also do a Tuesday evening.  It’ll be a drop in session rather than going over new material, so it’d be up to you if you wanted to attend.

It will – hopefully – start next week, so I’ll talk more about it on Monday.

As per usual, if you’ve any questions just get in touch.

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