If you want to do well in VCE Maths Methods then you need to have some basic Maths skills. The following are some of the basics that you might have forgotten how to do or rely on your calculator to do.

### Fractions

Fractions made easy – First Steps

How to Divide a whole number by a Fraction

How to Multiply a Fraction by a whole number

How to change Fractions to Decimals using short division

Short Division – how to express remainders as Fractions

How to simplify Fractions

How to add Fractions with unlike denominators

### Decimals

What Does The Decimal 0.1 Mean In Maths?

How to divide a whole number by a Decimal

How to round a Decimal to the nearest whole number

How to change Fractions to Decimals

How to do short division with a Decimal remainder

### Equations

How to Transpose formulas with Square Roots

How to cross-multiply equations with variables

How to make Y the subject in a Linear equation

How to solve Literal equations for X

### Indices

Negative Indices – how to change them to Positive Indices

### Quadratics

How to factorise Quadratic Trinomials

### Surds

What does the Square Root of a number mean?

How to add and subtract Surds

How to simplify Surds