# 2018 AQA GCSE Maths Higher: Predicted Topics For Paper 2

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Topic list for Paper 3 is here.

(Similar thread for Edexcel Higher is here.)

After looking at AQA Higher Paper 1 2018, I've made a list of topics (below) that have not appeared yet. Expect a lot of these to come up in papers 2/3 but also expect some topics that have already come up in paper 1 to come up again - here's a full topic list.

If you want to look at AQA predicted papers try these links:

Topics that have not appeared yet:

(If you need help with any of the questions in these links below then please reply to this thread. Solutions to all JustMaths resources can be found here.)

NUMBER

HCF/LCM
Use of a calculator
Working with decimals
Reverse percentages
Growth and decay - including simple/compound interest
Standard units
Compound units
Counting combinations
Upper/lower bounds
Recurring decimals

ALGEBRA AND GRAPHS

Expanding and factorising
Expanding three brackets
Linear simultaneous equations
Non-linear simultaneous equations
Solving simultaneous equations graphically
Completing the square (and using this form to find turning points and solve equations)
Changing the subject of a formula
Algebraic fractions
Functions
Proof
Iteration
Straight line graphs
Reciprocal graphs
Equation of a circle (including finding the equation of a tangent)
Real life graphs
Speed/time graphs (including finding acceleration and distance from the graph)
Rates of change / estimating gradients
Estimating areas under curved graphs
Linear inequalities on a graph
Recurrance relations
Geometric progressions / exponential growth and decay

GEOMETRY

Angles and parallel lines
Volume
Polygons
Congruence
Similar shapes : length
Similar shapes : area and volume
Pythagoras' Theorem
SOHCAHTOA
3D trigonometry
Successive transformations and invariance
Bearings
Loci and constructions
Circle theorems
Proofs of circle theorems
Plans and elevations
Vectors

STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY

Interpreting and representing data
Stem and leaf diagrams
Sampling
Histograms
Scatter diagrams and correlation
Probability
Tree diagrams
Conditional/”Given that” probability
Frequency trees
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(Original post by Lemur14)
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See above Did something go wrong with that? I only see "x" for each of those quotes.
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(Original post by Usemame)
Did something go wrong with that? I only see "x" for each of those quotes.
Oh no, that's just so you get a notification...the see above was meant to refer to post 1 of the thread 0
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See above Thank you for tagging me, this is really helpful 0
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Thanks!
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Thank you! 😀
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(Original post by Lemur14)
Oh no, that's just so you get a notification...the see above was meant to refer to post 1 of the thread Oh cool, thanks for that!
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Can I be tagged as well please?
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Didn't completing the square come up?
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(Original post by fffggghhh)
Didn't completing the square come up?
Not exactly since you didn’t need to complete the square. I thought I’d leave the topic there even though the question was related to competing the square.
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(Original post by HowToBeABlobfish)
Can I be tagged as well please?
I’ll tag you for the paper 3 predictions, assuming I can get my hands on AQA paper 2!
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Anyone can predict what's gonna come up for foundation paper?
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(Original post by Lemur14)
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See above Thank you!
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are you talking about the real exams or mocks
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(Original post by akramali-69)
are you talking about the real exams or mocks
These are topics that didn't appear on the real paper 1.
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(Original post by Notnek)
These are topics that didn't appear on the real paper 1.
ok thanks

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/math...ment-resources

use this to find out all the mocks that maths have probably prepared

some have been used
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use mathswatcg and corbettmaths; they have their own
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(Original post by YD17HXM)
use mathswatcg and corbettmaths; they have their own
They don’t have links to real questions like this does 1
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(Original post by Notnek)
Not exactly since you didn’t need to complete the square. I thought I’d leave the topic there even though the question was related to competing the square.
im sure it came up in that "find x without expanding brackets" question. ofc i was too dumb enough not to realise it in the exam tho smh!
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