Edexcel Pure Maths A-Level

Outlined below are topics covered for Edexcel Pure maths A-Level

There are two papers, paper 1 and 2 are both 2 hour written exam papers which are weighted at 33.33% with a total of 100 marks. Calculators can be used.

It is advisable to check the official Edexcel Pure Maths A-Level specification for any changes.

1. Polynomials

Pythagoras’ Theorem – Playlist

1. Pythagoras' theorem

Exam Questions – Straight Lines

1. Exam Questions - Straight lines

Asymptotes – Playlist

1. Asymptotes - horizontal and vertical types

Identities – Half angle type – Playlist

1. Examples using half angle identities

Identities – Triple angle type – Playlist

1. Identity for cos 3θ and sin 3θ

Exam Questions – Mixed trigonometry

1. Exam Questions - Mixed trigonometry

Modelling Curves of the form y=kxn and y=kax  – Playlist

1. Modelling curves - Converting to linear form

More Standard Differentials – Playlist

1. The trig functions, sec(x), cosec(x) and cot(x)

The Reciprocal Function of dy/dx – Playlist

1. The reciprocal function of dy/dx

Exponential Functions – Playlist

1. Differentiation: Exponential functions of the form y=ax

Integrals of the form f[g(x)]g'(x) by inspection – Playlist

1. Integrating products of the form f[g(x)]g'(x) by inspection