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

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    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?
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    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 :confused: , tell me if it is and i can tell you the list for the calc paper
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    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?
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    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?
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    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 :mad: )

    hope that helps :rolleyes:
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    e.g. Shape C is rotated 180* anticlockwise , centre (0,1) to shape A
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    (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 :confused: , 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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