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BIDMAS (order of operations) – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 10
BIDMAS (order of operations) – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 10
What misconceptions do students have with the order of operations, otherwise knows as BIDMAS, BODMAS or PEDMAS? Similar to last week, we again saw some [...]
Understanding Algebraic Expressions – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 9
Understanding Algebraic Expressions – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 9
What misconceptions do students have when it comes to understanding and interpreting algebraic expressions? Essential Quiz 9 is officially the best [...]
Tree Diagrams (independent events) – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 8
Tree Diagrams (independent events) – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 8
What misconceptions do students have with tree diagrams involving independent events and decimals? Essential Skills Quiz 8 has once again revealed some [...]
Writing Algebraic Expressions – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 7
Writing Algebraic Expressions – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 7
What mistakes do students make when representing a situation as an algebraic expression? Essential Skills Quiz 7 has revealed some important and [...]
Two Way Tables – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 6
Two Way Tables – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 6
What mistakes do students make when filling in data and interpreting information from a two way table? It may be the half term holidays, but the Insight of [...]
Mean from a list of data – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 5
Mean from a list of data – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 5
What misconceptions do GCSE students have when it comes to more challenging questions about the mean of a set of numbers? Each week we set all our Year 11 [...]
Drawing Cumulative Frequency Diagrams – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 4
Drawing Cumulative Frequency Diagrams – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 4
“What misconceptions do GCSE Maths students have when it comes to plotting cumulative frequency diagrams from grouped data?” The number of [...]
Squaring Negative Numbers – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 3
Squaring Negative Numbers – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 3
“What misconceptions do GCSE students have when squaring negative numbers in the context of a table of values for a quadratic graph?” The [...]
Expanding Double Brackets – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 2
Expanding Double Brackets – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 2
Each week we set all our Year 11 Higher GCSE students a GCSE Essential Skills Quiz from my Diagnostic Questions website. These quizzes are completely free [...]
Simplifying Expressions – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 1
Simplifying Expressions – GCSE Maths Insight of the Week 1
Each week we set all our Year 11 Higher GCSE students a GCSE Essential Skills Quiz from my Diagnostic Questions website. These quizzes are completely free [...]