The kilogram, mole, kelvin, and ampere will be redefined by physical constants.

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A course outline and student outlines / progress tracking for the Mathematics Advanced Year 11 course starting in 2019.

Customisable to include references to the textbook you are using.

Formatting will change from computer to computer, formulas may move - check the printed version.

See the help video on YouTube (* this video is based on the Standard version)

Updated 13 Nov 2018: Added references for Maths in Focus Advanced and Extension 1.

Updated 12 Nov 2018: Added references for New Senior Mathematics Advanced 3rd edition.

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Drill pages for practising times tables. These pages focus on the link between multiplication and division facts, and the commutative property of multiplication.

For example, 3 × 4, 4 × 3, 12 ÷ 3, 12 ÷ 4.

For each number, there are a variety of page, each of 4 columns:

- The facts all in order
- The facts in each column, order mixed
- All facts mixed

There is an additional page with facts for × 11, × 12, × 13, × 15 and × 20.

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Students use Pattern Shapes to explore geometry and fractions, create their own designs, or filling in outlines. As they work with shapes, students think about angles, investigate symmetry, and compose and decompose larger shapes.

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The Fractions app lets students use a bar or circle to represent, compare, and perform operations with fractions with denominators from 1 to 100. Choose the fraction model and number of equal parts. Use a color to select specific parts to show a fraction of the whole.

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Fold a square piece of paper to create another square of exactly half the size (area).

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This is the 4 card task or Wason selection task.

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A ring of metal is formed into a pineapple shaped cookie cutter. Same perimeter, different area.

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This tool creates sketches of graphs, a bare sketch that shows only the most important points. Download the sketch for use in a worksheet or examination.

On MathsLinks: https://mathslinks.net/links/algebra-graph-sketcher

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A playlist of videos introducing complex numbers.

There is a workbook, see the alternate link.

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Marcus duSautoy recounts the history of Euler's discovery (15 minutes in length)

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Showing year 7 students how prime numbers are used as secret keys to protect confidential information like your bank details. Activity to be done in pairs where someone is the 'banker' and someone is trying to 'hack' the code.

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A LOT of people have heard about Andrew Wiles solving Fermat's last theorem after people trying in vain for over 350 years. Today's video is about Fermat's LITTLE theorem which is at least as pretty as its much more famous bigger brother, which has a super pretty accessible proof and which is of huge practical importance for finding large prime numbers to keep your credit card transactions safe.

On MathsLinks: https://mathslinks.net/links/fermatas-huge-little-theorem-pseudoprimes-and-futurama

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Townspeople are demanding that a corrupt merchant’s collection of 30 rubies be confiscated to reimburse the victims of his schemes. The king announces that the fine will be determined through a game of wits between the merchant and the king’s most clever advisor – you. Can you outfox the merchant and win back the greatest amount of rubies to help his victims?

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Students play carnival games to learn about probability.

The alternative link requires Flash.

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6174 is also known as Kaprekar's Constant.

See also a more detailed exploration of 6174 on Plus Magazine.

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The simple, fun and quite amazing arithmetical process that always leads to 6174.

See also this video from Numberphile.

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Make a Tri-hexaflexagon that looks like a Rubik's Cube. Provides a printable PDF template.

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Can you stack dominos so that the top one hangs over the edge by more than its own length?

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Rob shows a simple version of solitaire which uses dice, and it's an excellent way to brush up on your mental arithmetic.

On MathsLinks: https://mathslinks.net/links/dice-solitaire

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