Team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) have joined forces with the University of Oxford mathematician, Dr Tom Crawford (aka Tom Rocks Maths) to explore and teach topics from the GCSE Maths syllabus. We aim to show the world that maths is accessible to everyone!

In this episode you will learn how to calculate the formula for a straight-line y=mx+c using the gradient and intercept method. Susan introduces the topic, Bobby calculates the equation for a line connecting two points, and Tom applies what we’ve learned to a treasure map. Direct links to each part below.

Here are suggestions of maths resources to consolidate your learning once you have watched our video. (You can also find the web links to these resources in the YouTube video description).

Bobby and I will answer questions from you on Thursday 7^{th} May 2020 in a recorded video, which will be posted on Instagram and Facebook on Friday 8^{th} May 2020 at 1pm.

Tom will answer questions from you on Friday 8^{th}May 2020 in a live-streaming YouTube session at 4pm

I hope you find our videos enjoyable and useful! Please let us know what you think. Suggestions are very welcome. Our aim is to help as many people see that maths is for everyone and can be fun!