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# Clarification of what’s in a calc and non-calc maths paper. watch

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1. calculator paper will have stuff like deprciation, percentage increase, specific volumes, cosine rule, sine rule, trigonometry, pythag..,ratio, harder probability

non-cal will be loadsa algebra, maybe graphs, sine wave...u no, stuff you dont need a calculator for.standard form...
does that help??
good luck, what board and tier are you?
xx
2. Here's a rough guide 4 GCSE (u are referring to GCSE right?)..
Non-calc:

Length, area, volume and dimensions
Angles questions (polygons/circle theoroms)
Algebra = simplifying, expanding brackets, factorising, solving simple equations
Powers/roots
Surds
Simultaneous equations
Similar triangles/shapes
Changing the subject of a formula
Standard form
Cumilative frequency graphs
Scatter graphs
Transformations
Fractions
Tessellations
Factors/primes/squares etc
Inequalities
Locus
Mean/Median/Mode
Simple arithmetic
Transforming graphs...

Not v. sure if this is useful to you , tell me if it is and i can tell you the list for the calc paper
3. do you happen to know how to explain the transformation, translation and reflection of a shape all in 1 sentence?do you have to go on about the point of rotaion of the centre number??i can't show the question as it's on graph paper, but do you have any tips?
xxx
4. do you happen to know how to explain the transformation, translation and rotation of a shape all in 1 sentence?do you have to go on about the point of rotation of the centre number??i can't show the question as it's on graph paper, but do you have any tips?
xxx
5. u must mention:

* the degrees the shape is rotating
*the direction (anticlockwise/clockwise)
*The centre of rotation

Describing in a single transformation means that you can only say either 'rotates' or 'reflects' etc...not a combo of many (i hate transformation questions )

hope that helps
6. e.g. Shape C is rotated 180* anticlockwise , centre (0,1) to shape A
7. (Original post by shrewd_kitten)
Here's a rough guide 4 GCSE (u are referring to GCSE right?)..
Non-calc:

Length, area, volume and dimensions
Angles questions (polygons/circle theoroms)
Algebra = simplifying, expanding brackets, factorising, solving simple equations
Powers/roots
Surds
Simultaneous equations
Similar triangles/shapes
Changing the subject of a formula
Standard form
Cumilative frequency graphs
Scatter graphs
Transformations
Fractions
Tessellations
Factors/primes/squares etc
Inequalities
Locus
Mean/Median/Mode
Simple arithmetic
Transforming graphs...

Not v. sure if this is useful to you , tell me if it is and i can tell you the list for the calc paper
That was really helpful - thank you loads, just what i needed as i'm all confused about what is where on which paper! Thanks i'd rep u if i had enough "status" LOl

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