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Hi, I'm George

I am a Maths teacher with several years of tutoring experience. I am a PPE graduate from York University and have experience teaching both KS3 and GCSE, having completed the Teach First Programme. I am 24 and have already helped many students achieve their desired grades at GCSE and IGCSE. I have experience teaching the new 1-9 GCSE and have a wealth of physical and online resources at my disposal. I am approachable, relate to students and my aim is to make Maths enjoyable whilst allowing students to achieve what they`re capable of. Testimonial `We`d like to thank you George, our daughter loved working with you and ended up with a B, a big improvement from her predicted D.`

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NotesMaths - Exam Technique GCSE

Helpful advice and guidance on how to tackle the Maths GCSE.

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Classroom resourcesSolving Equations and Inequalities Tests

A pre and post unit test on solving equations and inequalities. These are to be taken by pupils before and after teaching the...

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NotesList of useful Maths revision websites

A compiled list of useful websites for maths activities, revision, practice questions and video explanations.

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Classroom resourcesFinding Factors

Resource for a LA following the Access to Foundation Course on finding factors of numbers. Following I do, We do, You do form...

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NotesGCSE Revision Cards

Several sets of Revision cards on key GCSE maths formula or concepts. Themed as 'quick maths' as made famous by the infamous ...

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Classroom resourcesChristmas Maths Quiz

A fun end of year Maths Christmas Quiz.

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Classroom resourcesOrdering Numbers including Negatives

Resource for a LA following the Access to Foundation Course on ordering numbers including negative numbers. Several examples ...

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Classroom resourcesSimultaneous Equations

Solving simultaneous equations. A lesson with instructions and examples.

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Classroom resourcesCalculating Upper and Lower Bounds

A lesson on calculating the upper and lower bounds of numbers and measures.

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Classroom resourcesRounding to the Nearest 10

Lesson used with a LA group. Rounding to the nearest 10 using a number line.

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Classroom resourcesCompound Interest

Calculating compound interest. A lesson with examples, explanations and practice questions.

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Classroom resourcesYear 10 Revision Questions

A selection of revision questions for a Year 10 (Foundation) mid-term Maths test. Answers below each question to go through w...

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Classroom resourcesUsing Bounds

A follow on lesson from finding upper and lower bounds, going through examples of how they are used and typical exam questions

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Classroom resourcesVolume of Prisms

Volume of Prisms lesson. Including examples, card sort, plenary and several examples.

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Classroom resourcesCongruent Triangles Quiz

Congruent triangles quiz and recap lesson. Introduction to similarity.

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Classroom resourcesy = mx + c (Linear Equations)

A lesson on finding the equations of a line and drawing a line given it in the form y = mx + c.

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Classroom resourcesIntroduction to Fractions and Equivalent Fractions

Resource for a LA group following the Access to Foundation Course on what fractions are, how they are used and going on to lo...

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Classroom resourcesThe Angle got...

A lesson looking at what determines the size of an angle and estimating angles.

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Classroom resourcesGCSE tips and exam hints

A powerpoint outling common mistakes made on the GCSE paper and also tips on how to best approach the paper and certain styl...

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Asked by Abbie

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What is 9/20 as a percentage?
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45% There are a couple of ways to work this out, but the easiest is probably to make your denominator 100. So, 20 x 5 = 100. Now do the same to your...Learn more

Asked by Lauren

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Find the integer value of x that satisfies both inequalities x + 5 > 8 and 2x - 3?
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I think you maybe missing something from your question? 2x - 3....? Since we are only looking for one integer as the answer perhaps it was 2x - 3 < ...Learn more

Asked by Alice

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Hi, does anyone know the formula for Sin (trigonometry)?
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Sin (a) = opposite/hypotenuse SOH CAH TOA can help you to remember this, give it a google! However if you mean the sine rule, it’s: a/sin(A) =...Learn more

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What are factors?
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Factors are numbers you can multiply together to get another number. For example: The factors of 16 are: 1 x 16 2 x 8 4 x 4 So 1, 2, 4, 8 and 16

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How do you change a decimal into a percentage?
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All you need to do is multiply by 100! A quick way to do this is move your decimal point two places to the right.

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What is a parallelogram?
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A parallelogram is a 4 sided shape with 2 pairs of parallel lines and two pairs of equal angles. Sort of like a squashed rectangle!

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What is adjacent in a shape?
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Adjacent means β€œnext to”, so in a shape an adjacent sides would be two sides that are next to each other.

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A snail travels at 0.7m per hour. How far does it travel in 6 hours?
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0.7 x 6 = 4.2m

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Write the following using algebraic notation using the letter x for any unknown numbers: I think of a number,multiply it by two, then subtract nine?
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2x - 9 We first multiply our number β€œx” by 2 and then subtract 9 from whatever this answer is.

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What is the mode out of these numbers 3 7 2 4 7 5 7 1 8 8?
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It’s 7. The mode is the number that appears the most in a list.

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How do you complete the square?
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(^ means β€œto the power of”) For example: x^2 + 6x - 10 We halve the number before the x and put it into a bracket with the x and square the brack...Learn more