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Oxford Revise: Edexcel GCSE Maths: Higher

Revise the full specification for GCSE Edexcel Higher Mathematics. You'll get all the extra support you need to do well in the Higher maths paper, including worked solutions for Higher topics like trigonometry in 3D.

ISBN-10: 1382039859

ISBN-13: 9781382039857

About Oxford Revise: Edexcel GCSE Mathematics: Higher Revision Guide

This revision guide includes everything you need to revise for the Edexcel GCSE Maths Higher paper.

Each topic in your Edexcel Higher Maths course is clearly covered. Extra tailored support will help you build your confidence with the Higher level Maths concepts that you need to know to do well in the exam.

Exam-style questions and model answers give you lots of exam practice and experience to build your confidence for the exam.

Contents list

GCSE Edexcel Higher Maths

1. Calculating with all four operations, place value, powers and indices
2. Rounding, truncating, error intervals, and estimating
3. Factors, multiples, primes, standard form, and surds
4. Fractions, decimals, percentages
5. Algebra basics
6. Linear graphs
7. Real-life graphs
8. Solving inequalities in 1 or 2 variables
9. Factorising quadratic expressions and solving quadratic equations
10. Quadratic graphs, iterations, solving quadratic inequalities
11. Solving simultaneous equations
12. Sequences
13. Cubic graphs, reciprocal graphs, exponential graphs, transformation of graphs
14. Non-linear real-life graphs
15. Algebraic fractions, rearranging formulae with algebraic fractions, proof, functions and composite functions
16. Ratio
17. Compound measures and multiplicative reasoning
18. Polygons, angles, and parallel lines
19. Area and perimeter (including circles)
20. Surface area and volume
21. Pythagoras and 2D trigonometry
22. Similarity and congruence
23. Transformations
24. Plans, elevations, constructions, bearings
25. Trigonometry in 3D, sine and cosine rules
26. Circle theorems and circle geometry
27. Vectors
28. Probability
29. Tables, averages, and range
30. Charts and graphs
31. Data collection, cumulative frequency, box plots

Revise effectively with Oxford Revise
This guide covers every topic in the Edexcel 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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