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Linear functions - Features
  • Apr 04, 2018

Linear functions are functions of the form f(x) = mx + c and their graphical representation is a straight line. m is the slope or the gradient of the line; it represents the steepness of the line. c is the y - intercept; where the line crosses the y - axis   If the straight...

How to use the VCAA Study Design for your Mathematics subject
  • Jul 26, 2017

Many students do not realise that the VCAA Study Design is the document that drives the curriculum. I have written some Summary Notes books for Further Mathematics, Mathematical Methods and Specialist Mathematics and I keep being asked: "What textbook does your book follow?" The answer is "The Summary Notes books...

How fractions could affect your exam marks
  • Jul 13, 2017

Although fractions are basic concepts learnt very early on in your mathematical education, they continue to affect students' results in the VCE examinations. Here are some issues that arise time and time again. 1. Simplifying fractions You hear all the time "write fractions in simplest form." What does this mean?...

The exam is here... let's get started... with some tips
  • Jun 20, 2017

Once you have the exam paper in front of you, the first thing to do is ... take a few deep breaths and calm down ... It is not the end of the world. Just do your best.   1. READING TIME ... WHO NEEDS IT? Well ... you do ... and here...

How to write Mathematics Summary Notes for best results
  • Jun 05, 2017

Summary Notes are just another tool to help you learn, understand, recall and revise the skills and knowledge required for the subject. They could also be extremely helpful in exams if you know how to use them efficiently.The information and advice given in this blog are intended to help you...


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