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I’ve just put together a couple of playlists to help students studying for their IGCSE Cambridge 0580 or Cambridge 0607 Maths exams, and also their Additional Mathematics Cambridge 0606 exams.

IGCSE Maths Cambridge Playlist:

Videos included are:
1. Number
2. Circle Theorems and angles
3. Algebra
4. Volume
5. Statistics
6. Solving equations using graphs
7. Trigonometry
8. Linear graphs and inequalities
9. Transformations
10. Probability and Venn Diagrams
11. Vectors
12. Functions
13. Sequences
14. Quadratic simultaneous equations, completing the square.
15. Calculus – differentiation to find maximum and minimum points.
16. Solving trig equations and sketching trig graphs.

IGCSE Additional Maths Cambridge Playlist:

Videos included are:

1. Indices [Venn diagrams no longer on the syllabus from 2020]
2. Functions
3. Binomial expansion
4. Discriminants of quadratics
5. Logs
6. Arc length and sector segments
7. Trig graphs
8. Solving trig equations
9. Factor and remainder theorem
10. Counting principles – permutations and combinations
11. Log graphs
12. Geometric sequences
13. Arithmetic sequences

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IB Standard Level Revision Videos

With the IB SL Maths exams fast approaching here are some video resources to help with revision:

Algebra, Functions, Trigonometry past paper questions

This is a playlist with past paper questions covering:

1) Algebra:arithmetic and geometric sequences and series, logs, binomial expansion,
2) functions: Inverses, completing the square, sketching quadratics and transformations,
3) Trigonometry: triangles, solving trig equations, double angle formulae and transforming trig graphs.

Below are also some great overview videos which cover each of the units in the course. (Note matrices are no longer in the syllabus).

SL Algebra Revision:

SL Functions Revision:

SL Trigonometry Revision:

SL Vectors Revision (skip straight to around 23 mins)

SL Probability and Statistics Revision:

SL Calculus Review part 1:

SL Calculus Review part 2:

SL GDC Calculator skills for Paper 2 Using Ti-84:

jeopardy

One of my favourite resources is the Jeopardy quizzes. For those not familiar with the game (I think it’s American), it’s a gameshow, where you get to choose questions of different levels of difficulty, from a range of categories. I downloaded the template from TES – it’s a ready-made powerpoint which you can click on to take you to relevant questions, and then another click returns you to the home screen. The class can be split into teams, each team given a whiteboard and (say) 2 minutes to answer a question. Teams with the correct answer get those points for their teams. The challenge round adds a bit more excitement – and you can add any general questions or puzzles – such as dingbats or memory challenges (memorise pi to 10 places etc).

I’ve uploaded 20 of the quizzes onto TES here.  There’s 20 different ones –  KS3 Algebra, shape and space, fractions and general revision for different levels, GCSE and IGCSE topic specific quizzes on algebra, geometry, trigonometry, number, probability, matrices, functions, algebra 2 and linear graphs.  I have also done a small number of IB ones – which I’ll link to when I have a few more to share.

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IB Maths Exploration Guide

IB Maths Exploration Guide

A comprehensive 63 page pdf guide to help you get excellent marks on your maths investigation. Includes:

  1. Investigation essentials,
  2. Marking criteria guidance,
  3. 70 hand picked interesting topics
  4. Useful websites for use in the exploration,
  5. A student checklist for top marks
  6. Avoiding common student mistakes
  7. A selection of detailed exploration ideas
  8. Advice on using Geogebra, Desmos and Tracker.

Available to download here.

IB Exploration Modelling and Statistics Guide


IB Exploration Modelling and Statistics Guide

A 60 page pdf guide full of advice to help with modelling and statistics explorations – focusing in on non-calculator methods in order to show good understanding. Includes:

  1. Pearson’s Product: Height and arm span
  2. How to calculate standard deviation by hand
  3. Binomial investigation: ESP powers
  4. Paired t tests and 2 sample t tests: Reaction times
  5. Chi Squared: Efficiency of vaccines
  6. Spearman’s rank: Taste preference of cola
  7. Linear regression and log linearization.
  8. Quadratic regression and cubic regression.
  9. Exponential and trigonometric regression.

Available to download here.

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