# C1 Tutorials – MEI A Level Maths

## Prior Knowledge

## Algebra Basics

- Expanding a single bracket
- Expanding two or more brackets
- Squaring a bracket
- Terms in expressions and equations
- Identity or equation - what is the difference?
- Linear equations with a positive x-term
- Linear equations with a negative x-term
- Linear equations with two x-terms
- Linear equations with brackets
- Fractional linear equations

## Polynomials

## Pythagoras’ Theorem

## Number

## Algebra and Functions 1

## Indices

- 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