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Before you read the poem

In the next step, you will see a copy of the poem. Read it to yourself slowly and, preferably, read it aloud, as you can get the rhythm and feel …

Introduction

In this week’s lesson you will explore a poem and consider the way in which it is written, what the poem is asking you to consider and how an understanding …

Constructing a histogram

This video shows the solution to matching the points on the scatter graph to the columns of data. Here is another question based on graphs; Construct a histogram based on …

Summary

While some of this is about whether or not you got the data questions right or wrong, it is mostly about whether you enjoyed playing around with numbers and with …

Top tips from this week

Top tips from this week. Numerical and mathematical skills are essential to success at university. Familiarise yourself with some really useful skills (such as using fractions and percentages) and bring …

Solution to the histogram question

Here is the video which give you the solution to the three extracts, looking at the complexity of the language. In the next step you will be answering some questions …

Self assessment: putting numbers in order

Have a go at putting this series of numbers in order, smallest first. The four numbers are: Avogadro’s number, π, Planck’s constant, e The answers will be in the video …

Self assessment: fractions

Put these groups of fractions in order of size, smallest first and then find the sum of each set: 2/3, 4/7, 3/5, 5/8 The answers are in the video on …

Creating a data set

Look at these three short poems or extracts. Each writer has his own individual style, a component of which is word complexity. One way of measuring this is by counting …

Estimating with graphs

Have a look at the graph above and work out which column of data corresponds with which line on the graph. The answer is in the video in the next …