by Gary Thomson | Sep 3, 2024 | Scottish Maths

Every Student is Different As a full time private Maths tutor with ten years’ experience you can imagine I’ve worked with a range of students and learner types. So I know very well there’s no magic formula for passing Higher Maths. However, that experience has also...
by Gary Thomson | Aug 31, 2024 | Scottish Maths

Every Student is Different As a full time private Maths tutor with ten years’ experience you can imagine I’ve worked with a range of students and learner types. So I know very well there’s no magic formula for passing National 5 Maths. However, that experience has...
by Gary Thomson | Oct 19, 2022 | Techniques & Tips

What is Factorising? Factorising is the process of writing an algebraic expression as a product of factors – similar to how the number 15 can be written as 5 x 3, where 5 and 3 are both factors of 15. Factorising algebraic expressions involves using one or more...
by Gary Thomson | Oct 10, 2022 | Techniques & Tips

What is the Chain Rule? The Chain Rule is used to differentiate composite functions. A COMPOSITE FUNCTION is a ‘function inside a function’ but they can take many forms. The challenge with The Chain Rule is not just using the rule, but knowing when it can...
by Gary Thomson | Sep 20, 2022 | Techniques & Tips

The Problem Evaluate the infinite series FollowFollowFollow If you’re not familiar with evaluating infinite series this problem may seem odd. Essentially it’s saying to imagine that the terms of the series continue indefinitely (according to the rule for...