MASTERING ALGEBRA March Holiday Workshop

You’ll never begin to be good in Math at the secondary level and beyond until you have mastered  THREE fundamental topics: Arithmetic of Negative Numbers, Indices and Algebra. Even students who had obtained A or A* in PSLE Math find themselves doing badly in Math at the upper secondary level if they have not perfected their skills in handling these three topics while in Sec 1 or Sec 2. This course is intended to help such students.

Level/Subject:  Secondary Arithmetic, Indices & Algebra

Dates:  Mon 16/3, Tue 17/3, and Wed 18/3 (three 3 hr sessions)

Time: 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

Location:   Blk 644, Bukit Batok Central, #01-68. S(650644).

Our location is just a 3-min walk from either the Bukit Batok MRT station or the Bukit Batok Bus Interchange. Buses that stop along the roads surrounding our location are numbers 157, 178, 66, 506, 173, 174, 176, 187, 985. Buses services which terminate at Bukit Batok Bus Interchange are 61, 77, 106, 173, 177, 189, 852, 941, 945, 947.

Who should attend:

(1) Sec 1 and Sec 2 students who wish to learn all the Algebraic skills in advance;

(2) Sec 3 to JC2 as well as Polytechnic students who have been getting low scores for Math exams largely due to poor handling of algebraic expressions.


(1) Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of Negative Numbers; (2) Addition and subtraction of Algebraic expressions; (3) Indices; (4) Multiplication and division of Algebraic expressions; (5) Simplifying Algebraic fractions; (6) Expansion of Algebraic Expressions; (7) Factorising Algebraic expressions; (8) Solving linear and fractional Algebraic equations; (9) Changing the subject of a formula; (10) Solving simultaneous linear equations, (11) Solving Quadratic Equations by Factorisation, Completing the Square, and Quadratic Formula. (12) Solving problems involving quadratic equations.


Format: Teaching + Worksheets + Discussions

Fee: Only $240 for all 3 sessions (inclusive of materials & refreshments)

Tutor: Mr Ilyasa (M.Ed., PGDE, B.Sc, Ex-MOE Teacher, Full-Time Tutor of PSLE, ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level Math and Physics since 2004).

Mr Ilyasa has been coaching students in ‘A’ Level & IB Physics and Mathematics for more than 7 years, as well as ‘O’ Level & IP Physics, Additional Math, E. Math and PSLE Math for more than 10 years. An alumnus of RI and RJC, Mr Ilyasa holds both a Master of Education degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education with Credit from the National Institute of Education, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree from the National University of Singapore.


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