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Maths quizzes (opens in a new window)

The resources above feature demos and quizzes in a range of maths areas. The sections below include further sources of help and information.

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The Skills@Library maths drop-in sessions offer 1-to-1 support for University of Leeds students. Watch the video to find out more.

Algebra

  • Maths solutions
    A series of short video clips demonstrating how experienced teachers tackle a range of algebra problems
  • Maths quizzes
    Practise your understanding of algebra with this selection of diagnostic tests
  • Mathtutor
    Video tutorials, diagnostic tests and activities on a variety of algebra areas
  • Khan Academy
    A comprehensive collection of further demonstration videos and worked algebra examples.

Calculus

  • Maths solutions
    A series of short video clips demonstrating how experienced teachers tackle a range of calculus problems
  • Maths quizzes
    Practise solving calculus problems with this selection of diagnostic tests
  • Mathtutor: differentiation and integration
    Video tutorials, diagnostic tests and activities on calculus
  • Khan Academy
    A comprehensive collection of further demonstration videos and worked examples.

Complex numbers

Maths for nurses

Maths for nurses workbooks

These three booklets include examples and exercises for you to try.

Mechanics

  • Maths solutions
    A series of short video clips demonstrating how experienced teachers tackle a range of mechanics problems
  • Maths quizzes
    Practise solving mechanics problems with this selection of diagnostic tests
  • Mathtutor
    The geometry and vectors section contains video tutorials, diagnostic tests and activities on basic vector work
  • The Physics Classroom: Newton's laws of motion and momentum
    A collection of explanations of the key concepts in these areas, including some activities to check your understanding.

Numeracy and numerical tests

Numeracy

Numerical tests

These two websites feature practice tests similar to those used by many employers. Both sites provide scores and feedback:

Statistics and probability

Trigonometry and geometry

  • Maths solutions
    A series of short video clips demonstrating how experienced teachers tackle a range of trigonometry and geometry problems
  • Maths quizzes
    Practise solving trigonometry and geometry problems with this selection of diagnostic tests
  • Mathtutor: geometry and trigonometry
    Video tutorials, diagnostic tests and activities on a variety of trigonometry and geometry areas
  • Khan Academy: geometry and trigonometry
    A comprehensive collection of further demonstration videos and worked examples
  • Open University: geometry
    An introductory study unit covering angles, shapes and symmetry, and areas and volumes.

Helpful software and online applications

Further reading