school maths

bbc list of online resources for secondary pupils

bbc list of online resources for scottish higher revision

sqa higher maths past papers

maths is fun — very clean, easy to read pages and good content. The name of the site reminds me that we had a phyics book called physics is fun when I was at school.

general interest

mathigon — Philip Legner’s beautiful web site on maths

plus magazine — an online magazine dedicated to explaining mathematics

madras college activities page — madras college is a school in st andrews with what looks like a good maths department

number gossip — everything you wanted to know about a number but were afraid to ask!

maths education

a mathematician’s lament — Paul Lockhart on what is wrong with the way maths is taught in the USA but could equally be said of here

interactive and dynamic

cut the knot — good for interactive puzzles

geogebra — dynamic geometry for everybody


numberphile — videos about numbers and stuff

3brown1blue — for Advanced Higher topics and beyond

quotations on the subject of maths

today in science history has a page of mathematics quotations

how to become a quant

Michael Halls-Moore has a very informative site on all things to do with becoming a quantitive analyst. See A step-by-step guide on getting a job as a quantitive analyst and Understanding how to become a quantitive analyst. Basically you have to be prepared to study a lot of maths.

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