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About jtolan

29 Year old Mathematics Teacher and private Tutor ( Educated in Mathematics to MSc level I have a PGCE and QTS

Hate Algebraic Long Division?

So here goes my first post on this blog, and I thought I’d talk about one of the biggest causes of confusion in students I have tutored in the past. This is the complicated and unintuitive method of factorising polynomials … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to the new blog for! This blog will over time become a fantastic place to discuss and share anything to do with Mathematics or Teaching Mathematics.

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