# OCR Pure Maths AS Tutorials

Outlined below are the topics covered for OCR Pure maths AS course

It is advisable to check the official OCR Pure maths AS specification in case of changes: specification

## Contents for Pure Maths AS OCR

## 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
- f(x) notation
- Polynomials

## Polynomials

## Pythagorasâ€™ Theorem

## Trigonometry Introduction

## 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