# 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

## Exam Questions – Mixed trigonometry

## Exponential Functions and Logarithms – Playlist

- Exponential functions: what they are and their graphs
- What do we mean by a log?
- Rules of logs
- Logarithms - Change of Base
- Simplifying and expanding
- Converting between Logarithmic and Power (Exponential) equations
- Modelling exponential growth and decay
- Modelling exponential equations | Exam Questions
- Exponential and log equations
- Simultaneous equations
- Solving inequalities
- Exam Questions - Logarithms

## Exam Questions – Differentiation

## Integration – Common Functions – Playlist

- Integration:(ax+b)
^{n}types - Exam Questions - Integration:(ax+b)
^{n}types - Integrating exponential functions e
^{x}, e^{ax}and e^{(ax+b)} - Exam Questions - Integrating exponential functions e
^{x}, e^{ax}and e^{(ax+b)} - Integrating reciprocal functions 1/x and 1/(ax+b)
- Exam Questions - Integrating reciprocal functions 1/x and 1/(ax+b)
- Integrals of the form : f '(x)/f(x)
- Integrals of the form : f'(x)e
^{f(x)}

## Vectors – Playlist

- What is a vector and a scalar quantity?
- Vector notation 2d
- Vector notation
- Position vectors 2d
- Position vectors
- Equal and negative vectors
- Multiplying a vector by a scalar 2d
- Multiplying a vector by a scalar
- Addition and subtraction of vectors 2d
- Addition and subtraction of vectors
- Magnitude of a 2 dimensional vector
- Magnitude of a 3 dimensional vector
- Unit vectors
- How to solve vector geometry problems
- Vector Methods in Geometry - Parallelogram problem
- Exam Questions - Vectors