Help With GCSE Maths
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Help With GCSE Maths

A bunch of video tutorials to make GCSE Maths a whole lot easier. This course is pitched at the D/C borderline.
4.3 (69 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
6,115 students enrolled
Created by Tom Cassidy
Last updated 7/2013
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
Description

A series of tips and tricks to make the basics of GCSE Maths easier, followed by a whole bunch of past paper questions, with step by step video solutions. This course is designed for anyone looking for GCSE Maths Help and to consolidate at the GCSE C grade, or perhaps looking to improve from a high E or solid D to a grade C within a few weeks with GCSE Maths Online.

 

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Curriculum For This Course
44 Lectures
03:02:55
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Some Basic Tips
11 Lectures 38:32
Doubling Any Number
02:43

Halving Any Number
05:24

Dividing Any Number by 5
02:47

Multiplying Any Number by 5
02:30

Percentages in Your Head
03:28

Chinese Multiplication
03:13

The KISS Method for Adding and Subtracting Fractions
05:17

Converting Fractions to Percentages, the slightly rude way...
01:57

Converting Fractions to Percentages - More Examples
03:45

Converting Fractions to Decimals the 'Quick' Way
04:03

Converting Fractions to Decimals the Easy Way
03:25
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Number Questions (Generally increasing in difficulty as you go through)
10 Lectures 39:04
Number - Using Information, factors of 10, place value, decimals
02:51

Number - Estimating
02:41

Number - Drawing Fractions Exam Question
03:20

Number - Fractions Problem Solving Exam Question
01:50

Number - Simplifying Fractions, Converting Fractions to Percentages
07:09

Number - Money, Problem Solving
06:14

Number - Comparing Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
05:10

Number - Adding Fractions Using the KISS Method
04:30

Number - Reciprocals & Fractions
03:38

Number - Comparing Fractions & Decimals
01:41
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Algebra Questions - again, generally getting harder, just like exam papers.
10 Lectures 55:00
Algebra - Simplifying Expressions
06:14

Algebra - Solving Equations
09:22

Algebra - Expanding brackets and solving
13:37

Algebra - Solving Equations with Geometric Shapes - Angles in Triangle
03:45

Algebra - Solving Equations with Geometric Shapes - Perimeter
04:02

Algebra - Exchange Rate/Conversion Graph using Magic Formula 2
03:42

Algebra - Exchange Rate/Conversion Graph using Magic Formula 1
02:36

Algebra - Exchange Rate, 2-part Question using Magic Formula
02:30

Algebra - Exchange Rate, 2 Part Question using Magic Formula
04:38

Algebra: Ratio Using the Magic Formula
04:34
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Geometry Questions
4 Lectures 17:28
Geometry - Angles on a Straight Line
03:02

Geometry - Angles in Regular Polygons
06:13

Geometry - Angles along Parallel Lines
02:09

Geometry - Problem Solving - Area of Composite Shapes
06:04
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Data Questions
9 Lectures 32:51
Data - 2-way table 1
04:14

Data - 2-way table 2
02:32

Data - Probability - Exam Question
02:37

Data - Probability Tree - 2 Events
04:21

Data - Probability - Expected Value from Sample Size and Probability
02:38

Data - Probability - Solving Equation to find 'missing' probability
05:26

Data - Probability - Expected Value
03:01

Data - Pie Charts - Calculation using Magic Formula
04:37

Data - Pie Charts - Drawing using Magic Formula
03:25
About the Instructor
Tom Cassidy
4.4 Average rating
1,549 Reviews
125,407 Students
22 Courses
Comprehensivist, Education Reformer

Tom Cassidy - Comprehensivist, Education Reformer, Reasonable Polymath, using continuous development frameworks to help people improve all areas of their lives: self-worth, self-belief, goal-achieving, feeling good, achieving sustainable health and deeply fulfilling relationships.

My mantra is: 'Feel Good. Do Stuff.'

Life's not about meditating on the top of a mountain in Nepal, feeling great, achieving enlightenment for yourself...

And it's definitely not about going through life doing things, without having awareness, being busy, achieving a lot but not being mindful of the bigger picture.

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Feel good. Do Stuff.

Feel great about yourself, about life, the universe and everything, but do loads of things as well. Have a family, run a business, learn Italian, travel the world, change the world - Do Stuff.

I mean, why not?

I've spent the last 25+ years combining the wisdom of hundreds of years of the study of global philosophies, human effectiveness, modern findings of behavioural science, recent breakthroughs in the understanding of brain physiology and even the results of quantum mechanics into practical, continuous development frameworks for getting things done.

Systems based on practical algorithms of thought and of operation. Algorithms that are easy enough for most people to do just as they are, without having to change any aspect of their life. 'Reasonable Algorithms for Reasonable People.'

In my experience, the most effective continuous development frameworks are those which have duration, cadence and autonomy:

Autonomy - The framework is customisable, adaptable for every participant.

Cadence - The framework has a natural rhythm to it, a cyclic frequency.

Duration - The framework is designed for longitudinal impact and long term growth.

And this framework that I have put together appears to be very robust in its ability to get results, mostly because it requires a very small amount of willpower to make it work. People can stick to it quite effectively.

You still need to do the work. But the willpower you need to get the results is almost certainly the lowest you've ever used for achieving anything in your life, ever.

Please feel free to connect with me however best suits you. I'm always open to exploring ideas either virtually or in person.

All the best

Tom