Even good schools get it so wrong about Maths It is sadly a too common story that even good private schools, even in affluent areas are giving false praise about their pupils’ standard or progress in Mathematics. For example, if I am teaching Arithmetical...

An identity could be thought of as an equation where both sides are the same way or a different way of expressing the same thing. The interesting property about this is that it will hold true for no matter what values are chosen for the unknown(s). An identity could...

It is a common misconception that one needs to convert mixed numbers into top heavy fractions to add or subtract them. Unlike with multiplication or division of mixed numbers we can leave them as mixed numbers. Example 1 158 7/8 +23 23/24. This means 158 + 7/8 + 23 +...