In this post we’re aiming to revise AQA Maths Past Paper - Foundation Paper 2. The paper is calculator based although please do show your working - even the fairly obvious calculations. This will help the examiner to award as many marks as possible and it could give you a higher grade. Here’s a link to download the question paper: AQA GCSE Maths Foundation Paper … [Read more...]

## Edexcel Maths Past Papers – Foundation 3 – with video solutions

In this post we’re looking at the Edexcel Maths Past Papers – Foundation 3 - this involves using a calculator to answer (some) of the questions. It’s a good idea to pause the video, try each of the questions, and then compare your solution. Here’s a link to download the question paper: Revise Edexcel GCSE Maths Foundation Paper 3 … [Read more...]

## Edexcel GCSE Maths Past Papers – Foundation 2 – with video solutions

In this post we’re looking at the Edexcel GCSE Maths Past Papers - Foundation 2 - this involves using a calculator to answer (some) of the questions. Here's the links: Edexcel Foundation paper 2 calculator paper Edexcel paper 2 foundation WORKED ANSWERS Edexcel paper 2 foundation MARK SCHEME Watch on YouTube Edexcel Foundation … [Read more...]

## Edexcel maths – Foundation Paper 1 – with video solutions

This is the first post that deals with the Edexcel maths - Foundation Paper 1 - and it’s very tempting to just watch the videos through. Particularly as it might give the impression of revising …. STOP! You really need to download the papers first. Try to work through each of the questions. And then compare your answers. Here’s a link to the Edexcel GCSE … [Read more...]

## How to work out a formula for a common difference arithmetic sequence

GCSE mathematics 'common difference' arithmetic sequence questions appear on many exam papers. This is where the same number is added, or subtracted, each time. For instance the sequence 12, 16, 20, 24, 28 .... has a common difference of add 4 ...... or 16, 8, 0, -8, -16 has a common difference of subtract 8. You're usually asked to create a formula for 'the nth term' and … [Read more...]