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Looking for Secondary 4 O Level Maths Tuition?

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Notes on Coordinate Geometry by Hwa Chong Institution

Coordinate Geometry Notes Source: http://mathace2012.wiki.hci.edu.sg/ Check out these Formulas for: Distance between 2 points Midpoint between 2 points Gradient Formulas and more at http://mathace2012.wiki.hci.edu.sg/ Featured book: The Ultimate book of Formulas (2000+ Formulas!) Schaum’s Outline of Mathematical Handbook of Formulas … Continue reading

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News: Math, reading performance is stagnant among US 12th-graders, assessment finds

Math, reading performance is stagnant among US 12th-graders, assessment finds Washington Post The nation’s high school seniors have shown no improvement in math and reading performance since 2009, and large racial achievement gaps … Math, reading performance stagnates among US 12th-graders, … Continue reading

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News: Singapore Education Ranked Third in World

Singapore takes third spot in global education rankings Straits Times Teacher Anthony Tan conducting an English lesson with a class of Primary 6 pupils at Woodlands Primary School. Singapore’s education system has … Singapore offers Saudi Arabia help in education Arab … Continue reading

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Monster Group

Check out this Youtube video on the Monster Group (related to Group Theory, a branch in Mathematics) In the mathematical field of group theory, the monster group M or F1 (also known as the Fischer–Griess monster, or the Friendly Giant) … Continue reading

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How to prove square root of 2 is irrational?

A rational number is a number that can be expressed in a fraction with integers as numerators and denominators. Some examples of rational numbers are 1/3, 0, -1/2, etc. Now, we know that . Is the square root of 2 … Continue reading

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What to do if fail Mid Year Exams?

Source: http://news.asiaone.com/News/Education/Story/A1Story20080601-68205.html When the Mid Year Exams are over, students will receive their results nervously. What to do if one fails the Mid Year Exams? In many schools, it is common to have a significant portion of the school actually failing the Mid … Continue reading

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Maclaurin Series Informal Proof

Most students will encounter the Maclaurin Series (also known as the Taylor’s Series centered at zero) when they are studying JC H2 or College Maths. The formula looks pretty intimidating at the start: How on earth does one come up with that … Continue reading

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A Math Formulas Not in the Formula Sheet

Are you looking for a list of A Maths (O Level Additional Maths) Formulae that is not found in the formula list? Check it out at https://mathtuition88.com/math-notes-worksheets-sale/ The PDF file above contains A Maths Formulae on Algebra, Geometry & Trigonometry, … Continue reading

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Math Teachers at Play (MTaP) Blog Carnival: Top Math Blog Posts!

This is the 73rd Edition of the Math Teachers at Play (MTaP) blog carnival! Some interesting facts about 73 from Wikipedia!: Seventy-three is the 21st prime number. The previous is seventy-one, with which it comprises the 8th twin prime. It … Continue reading

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Meaningful learning VS rote learning (Featured Post)

This is a featured post by Epigami (a tuition agency). Source: http://www.epigami.sg/blog/dont-just-learn-understand/ In the last decade, the Singapore educational system has become a global leader in the education field, helping exemplary pupils to be accepted in the worlds best universities. But … Continue reading

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Best Fibonacci Number Videos on Youtube

Math is logical, functional and just … awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series. (And reminds you that mathematics can be inspiring, too!) Dr James Grime on the Pisano … Continue reading

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Singapore Education Top News (20 April)

MOE officers recognised for providing holistic education experience Channel News Asia SINGAPORE: A total of 7,103 Ministry of Education (MOE) officers were promoted this year, with some recognised for their contributions at a promotion … Parents should start saving up early … Continue reading

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Best Jobs in the World mostly related to Maths?

Students in school are advised to practice their Math! It turns out many of the best jobs in the 21st Century are related to Maths. Even if you are not thinking of becoming a Mathematician, it is good to know … Continue reading

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Check out our Top Posts at Mathtuition88.com

Top Posts for all days ending 2014-04-16 (Summarized) All Time Title Views Maths Tuition Free Exam Papers (Primary, Secondary, O Levels, A Levels) Links 34,478 Maths Strategy Tuition 14,095 Home page / Archives 11,788 Fees & Schedule 5,623 Free Exam … Continue reading

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Charlie Brown (Peanuts) Math Cartoons

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Best Singapore Math Books

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The story of Euclid and the infinitude of primes

Once upon a time, there lived a Mathematician named Euclid. Euclid came up with an ingenious method of proving that there are infinitely many prime numbers. Prime numbers are whole numbers that only have two factors, one and itself. For … Continue reading

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Tuition for All Subjects

If you are looking for tuition for other subjects, be it English Tuition, Social Studies Tuition, Geography Tuition, Physics Tuition, Chemistry Tuition, Biology Tuition, Chinese Tuition, Economics Tuition, GP Tuition or Piano/Violin Lessons … Check out our page on Other … Continue reading

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E Maths Group Tuition and Why E Maths is actually more difficult than A Maths

https://mathtuition88.com/group-tuition/ Come for E Maths Tuition at Bishan! Conveniently located at Block 230 Bishan Street 23 #B1-35 S(570230), near Catholic High School. Schedule: Monday 7pm-9pm (E Maths) (Perfect for students who have CCA in the afternoon, or students who want to keep … Continue reading

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April Fools Math!

Check out this video on April Fools Math! The content is about Complex Numbers. Really funny. 🙂 Over a million views! Also, check out this post on Math Jokes: https://mathtuition88.com/2014/03/08/math-jokes/ Also, we have a series of Best Fake Proofs on … Continue reading

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Math and Education Forum

Math and Education Forum Dear Readers, We have started a new Math and Education Forum: http://mathtuition88.freeforums.net/ You are welcome to join! Members with high post counts will be promoted to Moderator. Have a nice day and have fun with Math. … Continue reading

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Dear Readers, At the bottom of each post and page I have included sharing buttons for you to share content across a range of social networks/services. Please feel free to Reblog, Retweet, or share any of my pages on Facebook. … Continue reading

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Quadratic Equations Questions and Answers

Quadratic Equations Questions and Solutions Today we will discuss about the quadratic equation . The way to derive the Quadratic Formula is to use completing the square. First, we divide throughout by a, where a is assumed to be non-zero … Continue reading

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What is 1 divided by 0?

What is 1 divided by 0? Is it infinity? Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Division_by_zero Contrary to popular opinion, 1 divided by 0 is not infinity! Wikipedia states that “the expression has no meaning, as there is no number which, multiplied by 0, gives a … Continue reading

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Which is bigger, 0.9999999…. or 1?

One way to argue that 0.99999… is equal to 1 is the following: 1/3=0.33333… Multiply the above equation by 3, 1=0.99999… Is the above convincing? If you are still not convinced, we can let x=0.99999… Then, 10x=9.99999… 10x-x=9.99999…-0.99999…=9 9x=9 Hence, … Continue reading

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Math Rap Video and How not knowing Math can cost you $15,000

Math Rap covering many Math topics: Pythagoras’ Theorem Equation of a straight line Probability Logic Truth Tables “Come to class everyday, and do your homework every night, and everything is going to be alright.” 🙂 If this guy had studied … Continue reading

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US “Common Core” Math gets a bit too convoluted

How would you solve 427-316? Most people educated in the past would simply use the usual subtraction working to arrive at the answer of 111. But lately, in the USA, the Common Core Math approach gets very complicated and teaches an … Continue reading

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How to save money as a student

How to save money as a student Education post: What tips/frugal tips would you give to an international student moving to Singapore? Source: http://www.quora.com/Singapore/What-tips-frugal-tips-would-you-give-to-an-international-student-moving-to-Singapore As an international student, I assume your lodgings are taken care of, hence the bulk of … Continue reading

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Divergent

Divergent Today’s post is about Divergent and why the Harmonic Series is Divergent. Divergent is a 2014 American science fiction action film directed by Neil Burger, based on the novel of the same name by Veronica Roth. The film is … Continue reading

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Functions and Graphs

In this post, we will discuss how to sketch the graphs of , for y=-2 to 3. First, we will look at Quadratic Graphs () Quadratic Graphs If a>0, the graph is a “U” shape or “happy face”. 🙂 If … Continue reading

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How to do Partial Fractions

Partial Fractions Step 1: Firstly, we have to check that the fraction is a proper fraction. (Degree of P(x) strictly smaller than Degree of Q(x)) For example, : Proper fraction : Improper fraction : Improper fraction If the partial fraction … Continue reading

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Can Dogs do Mathematics?

Today, our post will be about Man’s best friend and how dogs can do Mathematics. Or can they? Source: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/canine-corner/201103/do-dogs-know-mathematics Some people doubt that dogs are capable of even the most rudimentary form of quantitative thinking. The most basic form … Continue reading

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1000 Multiplication Questions

These are some Multiplication Questions and Answers generated by the Multiplication Worksheet Generator for Grade 1 – Grade 3 listed on the Maths Resources for Sale page. Q1) 13 x 7 = Q2) 10 x 9 = Q3) 10 x 8 = … Continue reading

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Proving Quotient Rule using Product Rule

Proving Quotient Rule using Product Rule This is how we can prove Quotient Rule using the Product Rule. First, we need the Product Rule for differentiation: Now, we can write Using Product Rule, Simplifying the above will give the Quotient … Continue reading

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Infinity (BBC Video)

By our third year, most of us will have learned to count. Once we know how, it seems as if there would be nothing to stop us counting forever. But, while infinity might seem like an perfectly innocent idea, keep … Continue reading

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Tung Soo Hua 董素华 Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics

Tung Soo Hua (Chinese: 董素华; pinyin: Dǒng Sùhúa, Dong Suhua) is an award-winning television news anchor and current affairs presenter with MediaCorp TV Channel 8 and Channel U. (Wikipedia) Tung won the Best Chinese-language News Presenter award for Star Awards … Continue reading

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Multiply by 9999 trick

Multiply by 9999 trick Here is a nice trick to multiply a 4 digit number by 9999. For instance, lets try multiplying 1729 by 9999. First, we reduce 1729 by 1. 1729-1=1728 Then, we subtract each of the above digits from … Continue reading

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Video on Pi: Is Pi a special number or not?

Video on Pi: Is Pi a special number or not? Check out this humorous video on Pi. What is your favourite mathematical constant? Is it ? Leave your comments below!

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Happy Pi Day!

Did you know, Pi day is also Einstein’s Birthday? Pi Day is an annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant π (pi). Pi Day is observed on March 14 (or 3/14 in the U.S. month/day date format), since 3, 1, and … Continue reading

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Know the Best Math Institutions around the World

This is a guest post by Maria Mcquire: Know the Best Math Institutions around the World There are many academic institutions in the world and rankings on certain faculties help determine the best ones in certain fields. Students who are … Continue reading

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‘A’ level results release next Monday

2013 GCE ‘A’ Level exam results release next Monday Read more at: http://www.moe.gov.sg/media/press/2014/02/release-of-2013-gce-a-level-results.php Release of 2013 GCE ‘A’ Level Examination Results on 3 March 2014 1The results of the 2013 Singapore-Cambridge GCE Advanced Level Examination will be released on Monday, … Continue reading

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Matrices Notes

PDF: Matrices Notes Includes Important Matrices Often Tested! Do you know how to add up two numbers using Matrix Multiplication? Read the above notes to find out how!

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Kinematics

Distance = Speed x Time Time = Distance / Speed Speed = Distance / Time Distance-time graph Speed = gradient Remember Formula Using Units E.g. Units of speed = km/h Units of gradient = km/h Speed-time graph Distance travelled = … Continue reading

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100 Chicken and Rabbit Questions and Answers

Questions: (Answers Below) Generated using: Chicken and Rabbit Question Generator Q1) A farmer has 35 chickens and cows in total. He counted 108 legs altogether. How many chickens and how many cows are there? Q2) A farmer has 45 ducks … Continue reading

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Primes and prime factorisation

Prime numbers are numbers that only have two factors, one and itself. Examples of prime numbers are 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, …. Note: 1 is NOT a Prime number!! Perfect squares and perfect cubes For a perfect square’s … Continue reading

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Probability Formula

Formulae for Probability Works for All Cases: P(A∪B)=P(A)+P(B)-P(A∩B) P(A|B)= P(A’)=1-P(A) For Mutually Exclusive Events Only: P(A∩B)=0 For Independent Events Only: P(A∩B)=P(A) P(B) P(A|B)=P(A) P(B|A)=P(B) P(A’∩B)=P(A’) P(B) P(A∩B’)=P(A) P(B’) P(A’∩B’)=P(A’) P(B’)

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NUS Past Year Paper

This is a list of websites related to NUS Past Year Paper: 1) Official NUS Past Year Exam Paper website: http://libguides.nus.edu.sg/content.php?pid=227106&sid=1896904 2) NUS Physics Society Past Year Paper: http://physics.nus.edu.sg/~physoc/pyp.html 3) NUS Maths Society Past Year Paper: http://www.nusmathsociety.org/pyp.html

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COE Quota: Math Formula

Applications of Math in Real Life: COE Quota Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Certificate_of_Entitlement The Formula for COE Quota is: Quote: In the formula above, the subscript denotes calendar year and the subscript denotes quota year (May to April). Initially, projected deregistrations for (calendar) … Continue reading

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