# GCSE

## Specification *

### Number and Algebra

1. Using and Applying Number & Algebra
2. Numbers and the Number System
Integers, Powers & roots, Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, Ratio
3. Calculations
Number operations, mental methods, written methods, calculator methods
4. Solving Numerical Problems
5. Equations, Formulae & Identities
Use of symbols, index notation, equations, linear equations, formulae, direct & inverse proportion, simultaneous linear equations, inequalities, quadratic equations, numerical methods
6. Sequences, Functions and Graphs
Sequences, graphs of linear functions, interpreting graphical info, quadratic equations, other functions, transformation of functions, loci

### Shape, Space and Measures

1. Using and Applying Shape, Space and Measures
2. Geometrical Reasoning
Properties of triangles & other rectilinear shapes, properties of circles, 3D shapes
3. Transformation and Coordinates
Specifying transformations, properties of transformations, coordinates and vectors
4. Measures and Construction
Measures , construction using ruler and protractor, mensuration, loci

### Handling Data

1. Using and Applying Handling Data
2. Specifying the Problem and Planning
3. Collecting Data
4. Processing and Representing Data
Pie charts, line graphs, scatter graphs, frequency diagrams, stem & leaf diagrams, cumulative frequency tables, box plots & histograms, basic probability, tree diagrams
5. Interpreting and Discussing Results
Seasonality in trends, measure spread, median and quartiles, frequency density, correlation

* Based on Edexcel specification Sep 07

## Exam Description

There are 2 entry papers for GCSE Mathematics, Foundation or Higher depending on expected achievement of the pupil. The course can be either LINEAR or MODULAR. ## Forumlae Sheet 