# Edexcel Pure Maths A-Level

The Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Mathematics consists of three externally-examined papers.

Paper 1 and 2 are pure mathematics and paper 3 is mechanics and statistics.

**Edexcel Pure Maths A-Level**

Papers 1 and 2: Paper codes: 9MA0/01 and 9MA0/02

Both papers are 2 hour written exam papers which are weighted at 33.33% with a total of 100 marks. Calculators can be used.

Students must complete all assessment in May/June in any single year.

Further resources:

Please note: The AS Pure Maths content is contained within this module.

Check out the video tutorials for Edexcel Pure maths A-Level from the topic lists below.

## Indices – Playlist

- Introduction to indices (exponents)
- Multiplication rules for indices
- Division rule for indices
- Negative indices
- Fractions raised to a negative index
- Rational (fractional) indices
- Simplifying terms with negative powers
- Expressing terms in the form ax
^{n} - Equations in which the power has to be found
- Summary of indices
- Exam Questions - Indices

## Exam Questions – Straight Lines

## Binomial Expansion – Playlist

- Binomial expansion
- Exam Questions - Binomial expansion for positive integer powers
- Exam Questions - Binomial expansion, comparing coefficients
- Exam Questions - Binomial expansion, estimating a value
- Exam Questions - Binomial expansion, other
- Exam Questions - Binomial expansion for rational and negative powers
- Exam Questions - Partial fractions with the binomial expansion