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How good are you at maths?

Thousands of adults are clueless about basic maths - with 42 per cent admitting they often struggle with even the most basic sums, according to a new survey...(read more)

Posted by Hannah McDowell on Thursday 04 September 2014

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Mathemagic!

Welcome to the first edition of Mathemagic! This post will describe some magic tricks you can perform using any objects you can find. I’ve used animals...(read more)

Posted by Hannah McDowell on Friday 05 September 2014

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Mathemagic - Magic with coins

Hello and welcome to another edition of Mathemagic! If you joined us last week you may have been trying to solve the puzzle and some of you may have solved...(read more)

Posted by Sam Wheeler on Friday 12 September 2014

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Proving things: a mathematician’s favourite hobby

What would you do if your teacher or a friend were to ask you to add together all the numbers from 1 to 100? Would you start with 1+2=3, adding 3 makes...(read more)

Posted by Jutta Frieden on Monday 15 September 2014

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5 top reasons to become a tutor

Are you looking for an exciting way to continue using your maths skills or supplement your current income? Do you have teaching experience or an academic...(read more)

Posted by Hannah McDowell on Tuesday 16 September 2014

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Shaking off the stigma of private tuition

I heard a quote the other day that resonated strongly with me: “not only do we owe our brightest children a future, we owe the future our brightest children”....(read more)

Posted by Rahim Hirji on Wednesday 17 September 2014

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Mathemagic - Magic with Cards

Hello and welcome to another edition of Mathemagic. If you joined us last week you may have been trying to solve the puzzle and some of you may have solved...(read more)

Posted by Sam Wheeler on Friday 19 September 2014

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Exams: An Examiner's Perspective

This article has been written by Les who is one of our online tutors and is also a senior examiner at GCSE and GCE. ...(read more)

Posted by Maths Doctor on Tuesday 23 September 2014

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Beauty is in the Eye of the Mathematician

This article has been written by Michele Cheng, Project Assistant at Mactrac (Maths Doctor's tutor platform) ...(read more)

Posted by Maths Doctor on Wednesday 24 September 2014

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The changing maths curriculum: what does this mean for your child?

With the changes initiated by Michael Gove due to filter through into the maths GCSE system in this country, the changes to teaching must be considered....(read more)

Posted by Maths Doctor on Tuesday 06 January 2015

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