About Oxford Revise: AQA GCSE Mathematics: Higher revision guide
This revision guide has been designed by maths teachers to help you do well in AQA GCSE Higher Maths.
Get all the support you need to revise for the Higher paper, including Higher topics like circle geometry and algebraic fractions.
Use the worked example questions and solutions to help you understand concepts. You will work through and answer practice exam questions to build your confidence ahead of the exam.
GCSE AQA Higher Maths
- Calculating with all four operations, place value, powers and indices
- Rounding, truncating, error intervals and estimating
- Factors, multiples, primes, standard form and surds
- Fractions, decimals, percentages
- Algebra basics
- Linear graphs and real-life graphs
- Solving linear inequalities in 1 or 2 variables (remove error intervals)
- Factorising quadratic expressions and solving quadratic equations
- Quadratic graphs, iterations, solving quadratic inequalities
- Solving simultaneous equations
- Cubic graphs, reciprocal graphs, exponential functions, transformation of graphs
- Algebraic fractions, rearranging formulae with alg frac, proof, functions and composite fns
- Compound measures and multiplicative reasoning
- Polygons, Angles and Parallel lines
- Area and perimeter (including circles)
- Surface area and volume
- Pythagoras and 2D trigonometry
- Similarity and congruence
- Plans, elevations, constructions, bearings, 1 trig qn out of place
- Trigonometry in 3D, sine & cosine rules
- Circle theorems and circle geometry
- Tables, averages & range, scatter graphs
- Data collection, Cumulative frequency, box and whisker plots, histograms
Revise effectively with Oxford Revise
This guide covers every topic in the AQA GCSE Mathematics Higher course in depth, using clear, easy-to-understand language. Key terms boxes highlight the important words and language that you need to understand and help you to use them confidently. Revision tips give you quick ways to understand the core concepts and practice remembering them.
Each chapter has lots of exam-style questions for you to practice. These are designed to build your confidence, consolidate your knowledge and stretch your understanding. Exam tips show you how to interpret questions, what you need to do in your answers, and give you advice on how to get as many marks as possible.
The Oxford Revise approach
Oxford Revise uses a clear three-step method to get you ready for your exams.
Step 1: Knowledge – learn the facts
Everything you need to know in each chapter is summarised in an easy-to-follow Knowledge Organiser.
Step 2: Retrieval – check you’ve retained the knowledge
Quick-fire recall questions and answers make sure you have learned the knowledge you will need for your exams.
Step 3: Practice – complete questions in the style of the final exams
Practice applying your knowledge and skills with plenty of exam-style questions, featuring hints and tips from revision and subject experts.
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