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## Answers: Pure mathematics: A-Level course material

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This resource provides the answers to the exercises included in the 21 chapters dealing with pure mathematics which are contained within the wider collection of A-Level course material provided by the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching, University of Plymouth. The individual chapters are also catalogued in the e-library.
Publisher
Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching (CIMT), University of Plymouth
http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/projects/mepres/alevel/pure_solutions.pdf
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## Educational practices series, No. 22: Teaching fractions

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This booklet provides suggestions for teachers on how to improve fraction instruction, including early introduction to fractions, fractions are numbers, manipulatives and visual representations of fractions, estimation before computation, directly confront common fraction arithmetic misconceptions, real-world contexts, proportional reasoning and teacher understanding.
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UNESCO International Bureau of Education (IBE)
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## Educational practices series, No. 4: Improving student achievement in mathematics

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This booklet discusses strategies and practices for improving mathematics instruction including the opportunity to learn, focus on meaning, learning new concepts and skills while solving problems, opportunities for both invention and practice, openness to student solution methods and student interaction, small-group learning, whole-class discussion, number sense, concrete materials and students' use of calculators.
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UNESCO International Bureau of Education (IBE)
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## Greek alphabet and thermodynamics: Mathematics for chemistry facts and formulae

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A useful resource comprising the Greek alphabet, a list of physical constants, and general laws and terms used in thermodynamics. The resource forms 1 of 11 mathematics for chemistry fact sheets produced by mathcentre.
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mathcentre
http://www.mathcentre.ac.uk/search/?q=%22large+print%22&saudience=all&cat%5B%5D=512
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## Introduction to university level mathematics

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These notes were prepared to accompany an introductory course in university level mathematics. They cover numbers and induction; sets; relations and functions; writing mathematics; proofs and refutations; and, problem solving in mathematics. The notes were written by Peter M Neumann to accompany a course given at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, England.
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Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford
http://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/system/files/coursematerial/2013/2879/4/PrelimIntro2013-Ver2.pdf
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## Language, notation and formulas: LearningSpace: Open University

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This resource describes the appropriate language to use when dealing with mathematical problems and solutions. Topics include how to use mathematical symbols and notation, the use of word formulas, unit conversion, and how to set out and label mathematical problems. This introductory module is provided by the UK Open University as part of its LearningSpace, a collection of over 800 free online courses (as at July 2016). It is expected to take five hours to complete.
Publisher
Open University
http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/mathematics-education/language-notation-and-formulas/content-section-0
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## Maths everywhere: LearningSpace: Open University

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This resource introduces the recognition and use of simple applied mathematics, and teaches the use of a graphical calculator (which is required for the course). Simple example calculations are included. This introductory module is provided by the UK Open University as part of its LearningSpace, a collection of over 800 free online courses (as at July 2016). It is expected to take eight hours to complete.
Publisher
Open University
http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/mathematics-education/maths-everywhere/content-section-0
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## Maths for science: LearningSpace: Open University

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An introduction to the role of mathematics in science and scientific problems. Topics include the use of SI units and notation, expressing significant figures, expressing probability in a range of ways, interpreting data, and calculating standard deviations and mean values. This introductory module is provided by the UK Open University as part of its LearningSpace, a collection of over 800 free online courses (as at July 2016). It is expected to take 14 hours to complete.
Publisher
Open University
http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/mathematics-education/maths-science/content-section-0
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## Nature of mathematics: A-Level course material

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This resource provides a basic introduction to mathematical concepts, such as using equations and formulae to explain and solve common problems. These include the pendulum, product bar codes, determining days of the week, and perfect numbers. Numerous worked examples are presented, with illustrations where applicable. Discussions of Other concepts such as indices and simple notation are included. The resource is chapter 1 of 21 dealing with pure mathematics, as part of a wider collection of A-Level course material provided by the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching, University of Plymouth. Answers to the exercises are also catalogued in the e-library.
Publisher
Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching (CIMT), University of Plymouth
http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/projects/mepres/alevel/pure_ch1.pdf
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## Sigma notation: Economics fact & formulae

Description
A basic guide to sigma notation and the Greek alphabet, for use in mathematics. The sheet also includes definitions of variance and standard deviation. The resource forms 1 of 5 fact sheets on maths for economics produced by mathcentre.
Publisher
mathcentre
http://www.mathcentre.ac.uk/search/?q=%22large+print%22&saudience=all&cat%5B%5D=512
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## Tapping into mathematics: LearningSpace: Open University

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An introduction to the use of a simple graphical calculator, which is required for the course. Topics include how to perform basic arithmetic, using squares and square roots, reciprocals, powers, and using various calculator functions such as storing numbers in memory and fixing the number of decimal places. This introductory module is provided by the UK Open University as part of its LearningSpace, a collection of over 800 free online courses (as at July 2016). It is expected to take five hours to complete.
Publisher
Open University
http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/mathematics-education/tapping-mathematics/content-section-0
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## Using a scientific calculator: LearningSpace: Open University

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This is a ten hour module which describes the use of many functions on a scientific calculator and how to use the device to recognise and solve a range of mathematical problems. Owning such a calculator is a prerequisite. The module is provided by the UK Open University as part of its LearningSpace, a collection of over 800 free online courses (as at July 2016).
Publisher
Open University
http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/mathematics-education/using-scientific-calculator/content-section-0

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