Mixed-topic resources

Shortcut and Mashup problems

What are Shortcut problems?

Shortcut problems can be solved with very little working if students have a good understanding of the relevant concepts. It is often possible to solve these without such an understanding, but students will find it far more laborious. Here is an example of a Shortcut resource:

What are Mashup problems?

Our Mashup problems interweave different topics within a single question, and generally require a significant amount of written working. Here is an example of a Mashup problem, requiring knowledge of circle theorems, ratios, and trigonometry:

You can filter these resources by topic, BossMaths lesson code (e.g. G20a for Pythagoras’ Theorem) or any relevant key word: