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Further Maths A Level

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Website

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/A%20Level/Mathematics/2017/specification-and-sample-assesment/a-level-l3-further-mathematics-specification.pdf

 

Units

Paper 1 and 2: Core Pure Maths

Each paper is: 1 hour and 30 minutes written examination (25% of the qualification each and 75 marks each)

Content overview

Proof, Complex numbers, Matrices, Further algebra and functions, Further calculus, Further vectors, Polar coordinates, Hyperbolic functions, Differential equations

Assessment overview

Paper 1 and Paper 2 may contain questions on any topics from the Pure Mathematics content.

Students must answer all questions.

Calculators can be used in the assessment.

 

Paper 3: Further Mechanics

Written examination: 1 hour and 30 minutes (25% of the qualification and 75 marks)

Content overview

Momentum and impulse; work, energy and power; elastic strings and springs and elastic energy; elastic collisions in one and two dimensions

 

Paper 4: Decision

Written examination: 1 hour and 30 minutes (25% of the qualification and 75 marks)

Content overview

Algorithms and graph theory; algorithms on graphs; critical path analysis; linear programming

 

Textbooks

Year 1:

Edexcel AS and A level Further Mathematics Core Pure Mathematics Book 1/AS Textbook; ISBN 9781292183336

Edexcel AS and A level Further Mathematics Further Mechanics 1 Textbook; ISBN 9781292183312

Edexcel AS and A level Further Mathematics Decision Mathematics 1 Textbook; ISBN 9781292183299

 

Year 2:

Edexcel A level Further Mathematics Core Pure Mathematics Book 2 Textbook; ISBN 9781292183343

 

Revision guide:

AS & A-Level Further Maths for Edexcel: Complete Revision & Practice with Online Edition (CGP A-Level Maths); ISBN 9781782948698

 

Sample papers

Pure Mathematics 1

Pure Mathematics 2

Further Mechanics

Decision