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# Maths

How To Calculate Percentage Change
Percentage change has the formula of the change divided by the original amount multiplied by 100. But many people get confused with these questions so use...

How To Create Algebra From Words
Look for the unknown...

How To Do Basic Algebra - I
Simplify it...

How To Do Basic Algebra - II
Collect like terms...

How To Do Basic Algebra - III
Apply to the whole bracket...

How To Do Basic Algebra - IV
Two negatives make a positive...

How To Do Factoring
Find the common terms...

How To Do Mental Arithmetic
this useful tip can speed you up!

How To Do The 9x Table With Your Fingers
Look at your hand for the clue...

How To Factor Expressions With Negative Numbers

Put it into brackets...

How To Learn The Times Tables
For some children learning the times tables is really easy and natural. For others it is a struggle and this can be a vicious circle as, not wanting to...

How To Multiply Out A Pair Of Brackets
do everything from the first to second...

How To Multiply Out Of Brackets
As easy as...

Up down left right...

How To Show That 100=100
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How To Solve A Quadratic Equation
Factorise it first...

How To Solve A Simple Equation - I
One way is simple trial and error...

How To Solve A Simple Equation - II
Re-arrange the equation...

How To Solve A Simple Equation - III
Do to the left as the right...

How To Solve A Simple Equation - IV
Multiply out brackets...

How To Solve Sequence Questions
One of the best ways to solve sequence questions is to plug in different things and just see what happens. For instance try taking away 1,2,3 adding it,...

How To Spot Sequences
The sorts of questions that many people do not like involve maths sequences, and having to spot the pattern and then work out what the next term is. Some...

How To Understand Completing The Square
Here's what it means...

How To Understand Direct Proportion
All the same...

How To Understand Factoring
The reverse of multiplying out...

How To Work Out A Percentage
If you are given a percentange question, many people find them difficult to do. The best way to work out the method for a question like this is to think of...

Remembering Times Tables
If you have problems remembering times tables then how do you learn multiplication and remember how to do those sums? Well according to reader Anthony, it...

Stay On Top Of Homework Don't Let It Plow You Down
The older you get the more homework you get so the best thing to do is to stay on top. As soon as you get home you should do some of your homework. Say you...

Teaching Multiplication To Kids
Here's a tip on this from reader Brian: A great idea for teaching children their times table is to make it into a big board game, children love games and...

When To Use The Quadratic Formula
The tip off from the examiner...