[J1] Lesson 32 (Wave Motion + Applications of Integration + Arenes Part 1)

[J1 Physics PMCians] Wave Motion Part 2 – Polarisation


What we did in 2 hours:

This week, we reviewed the topic of waves, and recapped on Intensity.

We then went on to the last segment of the topic – Polarisation.

Demonstration on the effects of Polarisation

What you take home:

Wave Test C (Solutions)

For reference only.



Wave Motion Daily Dose

Please download and print the Daily Dose for your personal revision. 

The answers and working are at the back:  


Special Mention:

Next lesson, we will begin our Revision for Mechanics, and prepare for the Promotional exam!!

Wishing everyone a wonderful and memorable National Day celebration, and a blessed time with your loved ones!


From you friendly tutors,

Mr Sim & Mr Kwok 🙂

[J1 Maths PMCians] 


What we did in 2 hours:

From Techniques, we move on to Applications of Integration. Recall how we used Integration to find the area under the graph and apply them at H2 level of Integration Techniques, including new formulae, standard forms, integration by substitution and integration by parts.


Additionally, we looked at how this is applied to graphs given parametrically. Recall all 3 replacements to be made and practice doing so smoothly. Also, do not forget the good habits to have when sketching a parametric graph on the GC!


Lastly, we were introduced to finding the volume of revolution formed when an area under the graph is rotated fully about the axis. The focus here was on getting familiar with the formula and concept, we will be building up more on this shortly!


What you take home:

The Daily Dose and Try-It question worked solutions are linked here:


Special Mention:

We look at more cases involving volumes of revolution and apply them to exam-style Integrated Questions.


See You and Stay Healthy!

Your Friendly Math Tutors

[J1 Chemistry PMCians] Mastering Electrophilic Reactions


What we did in 2 hours:

We have revised the reactions of alkenes, paying attention to the four electrophilic addition reactions and two oxidation reactions (mild and vigorous). We revised the two key features of the electrophilic addition mechanism (Markovnikov’s rule and racemic product mixture) as well as predicting the products of vigorous oxidation of alkenes.


We then moved onto the next functional group on Arenes. We discussed thoroughly the resonance structure of benzene, describing clearly their key advantages over the Kekule structure. The structure helps us to understand nicely why benzene rings undergo electrophilic substitution reactions, and described 3 of such reactions.

What you take home:

The solutions to Everything you need to know series and selected structured questions for Alkenes are found here:


Special Mention:

Next week, we shall review benzene ring reactions, as well as to deal with a variant of benzene ring, the methylbenzene molecule.

Do remember to bring your Secrets Enclosed and Last Lap to Promo Workbook, as we begin our revision!


See you in class!

Mr Leong


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