Thinking [email protected] #8

[email protected] is a series of questions that we, as tutors feel that are useful in helping students think and improve their understanding. Thinking [email protected] is curated by KS. More of [...]

Random Questions from 2016 Prelims #9

HCI P1 Q2 Solve the inequality Hence find , leaving your answer in exact form.

Evaluating Integrals with Modulus

Many students seem to struggle when they see an integral with modulus as they do not know where to begin with. The first thing they should note is that, we cannot evaluate an integral with [...]

Modulus Question #1

The following is a question that involves modulus, I think something similar came out in ACJC Prelim Paper to have students consider the range of x before attempting the inequality. For this [...]

The Modulus Sign #3

Here, we shall discuss something called the Triangle inequality which states that . I thought this is rather important as I see too many students writing things like latex |2+(-2)| = 0latex [...]

The Modulus Sign #2

So now let us look at a simple relationship that many students memorise instead of understand. Below, we see a absolute function graph. Now we all know that gives us . So how did that happen? [...]

The Modulus Sign #4

I received this from a student of mine who was really confused with the transition from line 2 to line 3. Students should give it a thought before reading my explanation below. Firstly, my [...]

The Modulus Sign #1

A few weeks back, I conducted a weekend of lessons on the modulus sign (or absolute value sign) with all my JC2. Its to prepare them for the upcoming prelims and A-levels. Many students till [...]