Factors in algebra are used almost all the time outside school! Considering that factors tell you which numbers to multiply to give any given number; seemingly simple stuff like say deciding how many basketball teams one can create from a group of 35 at any one time requires one to use the fact that 5 … Read more

To see why this is so you may want to get a bit practical with it! Do a 'cross table' with all the 8 pizza toppings arranged as below:

**1 2 3 4 5 6**… Read moreMost maths revolve around +, -, divide and x. Mastering using these symbols correctly and efficiently gives one the confidence to confront many maths problems as long as basic maths logic is followed.
Understanding concepts is the key to being good at maths.In a way, this means asking why particular methods/techniques are applied when solving … Read more