by Gary Thomson | Mar 22, 2021 | Math Mondays

Learn how to show that a function is always increasing using its derivative FollowFollowFollow Key Points The values of a function are the f(x) or y values Increasing function means the values are increasing Increasing effectively means the graph of the function is...
by Gary Thomson | Mar 16, 2021 | Math Mondays

Learn how to solve equations which contain logarithms FollowFollowFollow Key Points Equations with logarithms are solved by removing the logarithm The properties, or rules, of logarithms are a key skill here Logarithms can be removed by ‘dropping’ the...
by Gary Thomson | Mar 7, 2021 | Math Mondays

Learn how to show that three points lie in a line (collinear) using vectors FollowFollowFollow Key Points Collinear refers to points laying in a straight line Collinearity can be shown using vectors or gradients Using gradients we show the vectors are parallel and...
by Gary Thomson | Mar 1, 2021 | Math Mondays

Definite Integrals and the Area Under a Curve FollowFollowFollow Key Points Definite integrals can be used to find the area under a curve If the area is above the x-axis then the definite integral is exactly the area If the area is below the x-axis the definite...