Why wait for me…?

In this blog are a lot of links to revision pages written by other people. That way you can revise any topic you like without waiting for me to write the next blog. I’m going to take a break tomorrow so the next blog will by Monday morning.

AQA Website

All the past papers are available on the AQA website. Just select

mathematics, A level, mathematics (6360), all available series

You can then find any paper from any year with the markschemes.

Exam Solutions Website

This is a great website that has revision videos for almost every topic. Links to the AS pages are below

Core 1

Core 2

Statistics 1

MathedUp

This website has videos and practice questions for most topics of AS Maths. A good place to start is on his A level takeaway page.

FMSP Revision Videos

This page just has videos for Further Maths. Included in this is some Statistics 1 videos towards the bottom of the page.

Good YouTube channels

You can search these channels for any topics you are stuck on.

Jack Brown

Hegarty Maths

 

 

Core 1 – Quadratic Inequalities

This topic is something that students often get wrong. The main thing to note is that it is really helpful to draw a graph. If the question is an inequality then it is likely that the answer will be an inequality.

These kind of questions almost always come up with the discriminant, which will be tomorrow’s lesson. For the moment just try the part questions below and we’ll look at whole questions next time.

January 2006 Question 8d – answer here

January 2008 Question 7c – answer here

Core 1 – Straight lines 2

Today we will look at more complex straight line questions. Have a go at the two questions below, watching the videos where you need to. The questions involve a knowledge of parallel and perpendicular lines as well as how to find intersections using simultaneous equations. New College students can get more help at our Facebook Support Group.

June 11 Question 1 – answer here

June 12 Question 2 – answer here

Core 1 – simultaneous equtions

 

Today we will look at solving simultaneous equations. There are two methods you should be familiar with. Have a go at the questions below and watch the video if needed.

New College students can get more help at our Facebook Support Group.

June 2007 Question 3 – Answer here

June 2008 Question 1 – answer here

This second video looks at a more complex example

Core 1 – straight lines 1

Today’s post will look at revising the basics of straight lines.

  1. midpoint
  2. length
  3. gradient
  4. equation of lines

Have a go at the two questions below, watching the videos where you need to. New College students can get more help at our Facebook Support Group.

June 2006 – Question 1a – answer here – try the whole question if you can

January 2008 – Question 1 – answer here

Core 1 – Quadratics 2

Today we will continue looking at quadratics, this time sketching them.

Finish the exam questions from yesterday and see how it goes. If you get stuck then look at the video. If you are still stuck and are a New College student then head over to our Facebook Support Group and someone there will be able to help!

Jan 2008 q 5 (the whole question thime) – answer here

June 2008 q 4 (the whole question this time)- answer here

You could also try a whole question from scratch – Jan 2013 q 4 – answer here