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## Category: Question of the Week

# @TESMaths Resource of the Day: 17th to 30th August 2015

Each day I select one of my favourite free maths resources that have been uploaded and shared by the generous and incredibly talented users of the TES Maths website and tweet it out via @TESmaths. I call thisContinue reading

# Misconceptions: Probability Tree Diagrams – Maths Diagnostic Question of the Week 22

What are the major misconceptions that students have when it comes to probability tree diagrams? Specifically, are students able to correctly interpret the meaning of the question and select which branches they require? Using real life dataContinue reading

# Misconceptions: Area of a Triangle – Maths Diagnostic Question of the Week 21

What are the major misconceptions that students have when it comes to calculating the area of a triangle? Specifically, can students correctly determine which lengths are needed to get the right answer? Using real life data andContinue reading

# Misconceptions: Stem and Leaf Diagrams at GCSE – Maths Diagnostic Question of the Week 20

What are the major misconceptions that students have when it comes to Stem and Leaf Diagrams at GCSE? Surely nothing can go wrong in this lovely topic?… Using real life data and explanations from students all aroundContinue reading

# Probability – Combined Events: Maths Diagnostic Question of the Week 19

What are the major misconceptions that students have when it comes to combining events in probability? Specifically, when the question does not explicitly ask for a tree diagram, what strategies to students employ, and what mistakes do theyContinue reading

# Simplifying Algebraic Expressions: Maths Diagnostic Question of the Week 18

What are the major misconceptions that students have when it comes to simplifying algebraic expressions, or collecting like terms? Specifically, what happens when students are faced with squared and non-squared terms? Using real life data andContinue reading

# Fractions and Negative Numbers: Maths Diagnostic Question of the Week 17

What are the major misconceptions that students have when it comes to combining fractions with negative numbers? Are they the same as they have when dealing with these two topics in isolation, or do aContinue reading

# Spelling! – Christmas Special Diagnostic Question of the Week

As a special Christmas treat, we take a temporary break from the wonderful world of mathematics to turn our attention to everyone’s second favourite subject… Spelling! Feast your eyes upon the following fiendish question and askContinue reading

# Gradient of Straight Line Graphs: Maths Diagnostic Question of the Week 16

What are the major misconceptions students have when it comes to working out the gradient of a straight line? Using real life data and explanations from students all around the world from my Diagnostic Questions website,Continue reading

# Area using Algebra: Maths Diagnostic Question of the Week 15

What are the major misconceptions students have when combing algebra with geometry? Specifically, what misunderstandings do students reveal when attempting to work out the area of a simple shape, but with the sides containing unknowns? UsingContinue reading

# Significant Figures: Maths Diagnostic Question of the Week 14

What are the major misconceptions and misunderstandings that students have when it comes to rounding to significant figures? Using real life data and actual student explanations, we can gain a deep insight into how students think.Continue reading

# Question of the Week 13: Second Derivative

The following question is taken from my website Diagnostic Questions. Here you will find 1000s of free, high quality maths multiple choice diagnostic / hinge questions, ideal for Assessment for Learning, which have been created andContinue reading

# Question of the Week 12: Mean from a Frequency Table

The following question is taken from my website Diagnostic Questions. Here you will find 1000s of free, high quality maths multiple choice diagnostic / hinge questions, ideal for Assessment for Learning, which have been created andContinue reading

# Question of the Week 11: Area of a Circle

The following question is taken from my website Diagnostic Questions. Here you will find 1000s of free, high quality maths multiple choice diagnostic / hinge questions, ideal for Assessment for Learning, which have been created andContinue reading

# Question of the Week 10: Solving Quadratic Equations

# Question of the Week 9: Chinese Multiplication

The following question is taken from my website Diagnostic Questions. Here you will find 1000s of free, high quality maths multiple choice diagnostic / hinge questions, ideal for assessment for learning, which have been created andContinue reading

# Question of the Week 8: Domain and Range of Inverse Functions

The following question is taken from my website Diagnostic Questions. Here you will find 1000s of high quality maths multiple choice diagnostic / hinge questions, ideal for assessment for learning, which have been created and sharedContinue reading

# Question of the Week 7: Straight Line Graphs

The following question is taken from my website Diagnostic Questions. Here you will find 1000s of high quality maths multiple choice diagnostic / hinge questions, ideal for assessment for learning, which have been created and sharedContinue reading

# Question of the Week 6: Telling the Time

The following question is taken from my website Diagnostic Questions. Here you will find 1000s of high quality maths multiple choice diagnostic / hinge questions, ideal for assessment for learning, which have been created and sharedContinue reading