Articles about Doing Mathematics

Getting Started with Solving Rich Tasks

Stage: 3, 4 and 5

Need some help getting started with solving and thinking about rich tasks? Read on for some friendly advice.

Seven Core Tips for Effective Studying

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7 core tips for effective studying

Maths in the Undergraduate Physical Sciences

Stage: 5

An article about the kind of maths a first year undergraduate in physics, engineering and other physical sciences courses might encounter. The aim is to highlight the link between particular maths topics (e.g. complex numbers) and their applications.

Mathematical Ways to Spend Your Summer

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5

Here we look back at the year with NRICH and suggest mathematical summer holiday activities for students, parents and teachers.

I've Submitted a Solution - What Next?

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

In this article, the NRICH team describe the process of selecting solutions for publication on the site.

On the Importance of Pedantry

Stage: 3, 4 and 5

A introduction to how patterns can be deceiving, and what is and is not a proof.

What Is Problem Solving?

Stage: 4 and 5

Take a look at the steps involved in thinking through a problem.

STEP Advice

Stage: 4 and 5

Things you should bear in mind for the STEP exams, and for doing maths generally