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# GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List

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1. GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List
Hi,

Here is a revision list that will help you for your exam on the 19th June 2012.

• Percentage Problems 2 (Reverse percentage(B+), Compound Interest, etc.)
• Upper & Lower Bound Problems(B+)
• Using Fractions,(4 rules) (C/B)
• Converting a recurring decimal to a fraction(A/A*). (Prime factor denominators and link with recurring) (A/A*)
• Standard Form Problems(B+) & exponential growth/decay(A/A*)
• Algebra:- Factorising(C/D)
• Common Factors(C/B), Quadratics(B+)& Harder Algebraic Fractions(A/A*)
• Algebra(C/D)
• Substitution(C/B) and Solving Linear Equations (C/D)& Inequalities(C/B)
• Changing the Subject 2(C/B), (The variable may appear twice) (A/A*)
• Direct & Inverse Proportion(A/A*)
• Real Life Graphs 2(C/B)
• Simultaneous Equations(B+)and Trial & Improvement(C/B)
• Quadratic Equationsby Factorising(B+),
• Using the formula,and/ or Completing the Square(A/A*)
• Harder Simultaneous Equations(A/A*) (One linear & One Quadratic), Circle x2 + y2 = r2
• Graphical and algebraic intersections of 2 lines (A/A*) or a Line & Circle)
• y=mx+c(C/B)
• Curved Graphs(B+)
• Quadratic(B+), Cubic(B+), Reciprocal(B+) and Circle x2 + y2 = r2
• Intersecting Graphs(A/A*), Inequalities(B+), and Transforming graphs(A/A*), e.g. y = f(x+3), y =2f(x) etc. (A/A*)
• Angle Facts (C/D) & Shapes 2
• (Bearings & Congruence) (C/D)
• Transformations & Congruency (C/B)
• (Enlargements with +/- /fractional Scale Factors(A/A*))
• Pythagoras(C/B), Similarity (A/A*)&Trigonometry(B+)
• 3D Trigonometry and Sine/Cosine Rules(A/A*)
• Trigonometric Graphs & Transforming them. (A/A*)
• Circle Theorems(B+)
• Link with Circle Geometry (Unit 2)
• (Proofs may be required(A/A*))
• 2D & 3D Shapes(B+)
• Calculating areas of sectors and segments (A/A*)
• Volumes of Solids (incl. Density) (B+)
• Similar Shapes
• Ratios of Length, Area & Volume(A/A*)
• Vector Geometry(A/A*) (Link with Translations(A/A*))
• Constructions & Loci
• Converting square units of measure(B+)
2. Re: GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List for Edexcel
If you need the revision lists for Unit 1 and 2, please let me know.
3. Re: GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List
Just what i was looking for
Could you do a unit 2 revision list please, if you don't mind.
4. Re: GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List
(Original post by BusheSCFC)
Just what i was looking for
Could you do a unit 2 revision list please, if you don't mind.
Certainly, while I make the list, have a look at the past papers: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=2022161
5. Re: GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List
Unit 2 Revision List
• Place Value & Rounding
• Multiples, Factors & Prime Factors
• HCF & LCM
• Powers, Roots, & Laws of Indices
• Fractions, Decimals & Percentages
• Converting a recurring decimal to a fraction.
• Percentage Problems 1 (Repeated Percentages)
• Negative and Fractional Indices
• & Standard Form
• Expressing Answers in Exact Form. Manipulating Surds and Rationalising
• *Ratio : Simplifying and Problems
• Decimal Places & Significant Figures
• Calculations (Mult/Div by powers of 10,
• Basic Algebra (Vocabulary)
• Factorising
• Common Factors, Quadratics &
• Algebraic Fractions
• *Formulae, Substitution &
• Changing the Subject 1
• Sequences & Number Patterns (nth term)
• Coordinates (Mid-points & 3D coords)
• Graphs 1 Straight Lines
• [From a given Equation]
• Graphs 2 y=mx+c
• *Parallel & Perpendicular lines
• *Real Life Graphs 1 (including Conversion graphs)
• Angle Facts & Shapes 1(Parallel Lines)
• *Polygons=(Proofs of key angle and triangle facts)
• Circle Geometry 1=(Vocabulary of Circle including Sector/Segment)
• Tangent Angle properties & proofs
• Compound Measures
• Speed Calculations
• Area, Perimeter & Volume
• *Symmetry (Line & Rotational)
• Nets, Views & Tessellations
• Metric & Imperial Units (including approx. conversions)
Last edited by MathsMind; 07-06-2012 at 21:50.
6. Re: GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List
Cheers
7. Re: GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List
(Original post by BusheSCFC)
Cheers
Are you doing an exam on the 13th June?
8. Re: GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List
(Original post by MathsMind)
Are you doing an exam on the 13th June?
Yeah - 13th and 19th.
9. Re: GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List
(Original post by BusheSCFC)
Yeah - 13th and 19th.
So, your doing unit 2 and 3. Ive Posted past papers for Unit 2 here: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=2022161
and Unit 3 here:
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=2024228
10. Re: GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List
is this revision list for edexcel or aqa? (im doing aqa unit 3 maths on 13 th june)
11. Re: GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List
(Original post by happyg)
is this revision list for edexcel or aqa? (im doing aqa unit 3 maths on 13 th june)
Edexcel, as in the title!. AQA can be found on the Maths Exam Forum
12. Re: GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List
Please help i left school 12 years ago and have just found out i need to sit my gcse maths to gain entry to the early years professional status course only i need help on what to revise any ideas would be great.
13. Re: GCSE Maths Unit 3 Higher Revision List
Thanks mate

I'm feeling pretty confident about this exam so just going to check off what I'm 100% sure on and then revise for what I'm not

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