Mathematical headaches? Problem solved!
Hi, I'm Colin, and I'm here to help you make sense of maths
Do not lose your faith. A mighty fortress is our mathematics. Mathematics will rise to the challenge, as it always has.
- Stanislaw Ulam
Colin is a Weymouth maths tutor, author of several Maths For Dummies books and A-level maths guides. He started Flying Colours Maths in 2008.
He lives with an espresso pot and nothing to prove.
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I teach in my home in Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth.
It's a 15-minute walk from Weymouth station, and it's on bus routes 3, 8 and X53. On-road parking is available nearby.
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Very nice -- I think the key thing is that 813 is just about midway between 32 × 25 and 33 × 25, so 65 × 25 is very… twitter.com/i/web/status/13074…
September 19, 2020 8:09 pm
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September 19, 2020 2:24 pm
I’m on the lookout for ‘questions that come up a lot’ in maths — things like:
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September 19, 2020 2:18 pm