Mathematics for Teaching Tag: Singapore math

Tag: Singapore math

A challenging complex number problem with solution

This complex number problem was selected on the basis of its uniqueness in terms of phrasing things within the Argand diagram/locus context. While my proposed solutions might be short, bear in mind this question truly demands/challenges the student to think unconventionally in order to formulate a viable solving approach.   Problem A complex number is…

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Differentiation problem in parametric context with solution

This is hot off the press-a question taken from the recently concluded 2011 September Preliminary Examinations of a school in Singapore. It deals with applications of differentiation in the parametric context. Extensive trigonometry is employed here together with the manipulation of surd forms. I have personally worked out everything for your (the student’s) reference. If…

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