• # Maths A Level C2

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## Textbook Questions

Chapter 3 - Logarithms:

• Ex 3G - 10 // Old Link

Chapter 6 - Radians:

• Ex 6D - 2

Chapter 11 - Integration:

• Ex 11C - 5

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## TSR Revision

How TSR revised for this exam in June 2005 and how TSR reacted to the paper. TSR also revised for the paper in January 2006.

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## Learning Objective and Topics

The contents and objectives for the Core 2 module does vary slightly from exam board to exam board. Below is a list of most of the topics covered in Core 2 modules. Not every topic will in all exam boards core 2 and some small topics may be missing - see Core 1, 3 or 4 pages for these other topics.

### Algebra and functions

Pupils should be able to:

• know an understand exponential functions
• sketch the graphs of exponential functions
• know and understand the laws of logarithms
• use logs to solve equations of the form ax = b

Topic list:

• exponential functions and their graphs
• logarithms and Laws of Logarithms
• solving equations of the form ax = b

### Sequences and Series

Pupils should be able to:

• understand and recognise the different ways of describing a sequence and the different notation used
• understand series notation
• recognise arithmetic and geometric progressions and work out the sum of their series
• discover if an infinite term geometric progression is finite or infinite and calculate the value if it is finite
• understand and use the binomial expansion

Topic list:

• sequences and sequence notation
• recurrence relations
• arithmetic progressions
• geometric progressions
• common ratios
• series notation
• arithmetic series
• geometric series (including the sum to infinity formula)
• factorials and nCr notation
• the Binomial expansion

### Trigonometry

Pupils should be able to:

• state the exact values of sine, cosine and tangent for certain values
• sketch and know the properties of sine, cosine and tangent functions
• know the sine and cosine rules and use them to solve triangles
• know an use the formula for the area of a triangle
• understand the radian measure for angles and us it to calculate arc length and sector areas
• solve trigonometric equations (in degrees and radians) for specified intervals

Topic list:

• sine, cosine and tangent of special angles
• graphs of the sine, cosine and tangent functions
• transformation of trigonometric functions
• the sine rule
• the cosine rule
• formula for the area of triangle (using sine)
• arc length and area of sectors via radian measure
• solving trigonometric functions in degrees
• solving trigonometric functions in radian
• trigonometric identities
• integration, indefinite integrals and constants of integration

### Differentiation and Integration

Pupils should be able to:

• differentiate a larger number of functions
• find the indefinite integral of a larger number of functions
• evaluate definite integrals
• find the area under a curve
• use and understand the trapezium rule

Topic list:

• differentiation and the derivative (gradient function)
• integration, indefinite integrals and constants of integration
• definite integration and limits of integration
• finding the area under a curve
• The trapezium rule – a numerical integration technique

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