2018 Edexcel GCSE Maths Higher: Predicted Topics For Paper 3

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After looking at Edexcel Higher Paper 1 & 2 2018, I've made a list of topics (below) that have not appeared yet. Expect a lot of these to come up in paper 3 but also expect topics that have already come up in paper 1/2 to come up again - here's a full topic list. Also, you may notice that a few of these topics have appeared already but I've listed them again because there may not have been much of that topic in the papers (e.g. vectors).

You can find a predicted paper based on these topics here.

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

Reverse percentages
Growth and decay - including simple/compound interest
Converting area and volume units
Standard form
Capture/recapture questions
Counting combinations
Recurring decimals

ALGEBRA AND GRAPHS

Forming and solving equations
Expanding three brackets
Linear simultaneous equations
Non-linear simultaneous equations
Completing the square (and using this form to find turning points and solve equations)
The quadratic formula
Changing the subject of a formula
Functions (including composite functions and inverses)
Iteration
Quadratic and cubic graphs
Reciprocal graphs
Equation of a circle (including finding the equation of a tangent)
Estimating areas under curved graphs
Linear inequalities on a graph
nth term of arithmetic sequences and Fibonacci sequences
Quadratic sequences
Recurrance relations
Geometric progressions / exponential growth and decay

GEOMETRY

Angles and parallel lines
Volume
Circles, arcs and sectors
Polygons
Congruence
Similar shapes : length
Pythagoras' Theorem
SOHCAHTOA
Sine rule / cosine rule / area formula
Bearings
Loci and constructions
Vectors

STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY

Interpreting and representing data
Stem and leaf diagrams
Sampling
Averages
Cumulative frequency
Scatter diagrams and correlation
Relative frequency / experimental probability
Sets and venn diagrams
Conditional/”Given that” probability
Frequency trees
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This is brilliant.

Also, I don't know if you remember me (didn't know what vectors were ) I did it a bit last night and roughly guessed the answer to the question.

I found the paper to not be easy, but not unbearably hard...I thought it was difficult though...it required a lot more brainpower than P1.

People that found the papers easy I hope they get 1s. None of the papers for higher were easy.
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thanks i have a feeling paper 3 will have a ton on algebra since it's barely come up in the past two exams
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People that found the papers easy I hope they get 1s. None of the papers for higher were easy. Foundation was a joke though, if you can't pass that you're a moron
I'm pretty sure you can't get 1 or 2 in the higher tier. Also

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I'm pretty sure you can't get 1 or 2 in the higher tier. Also

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It's not really an opinion, the question at the end of the foundation paper is literally within the first 5 questions for higher. It's a fact that schools stick people in foundation thinking they'll have to teach them les, but in reality you don't need much knowledge to pass higher, you can get tons of marks for working out and can get 15 marks within the first 3 questions sometimes.
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It's not really an opinion
You sure about that?

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the question at the end of the foundation paper is literally within the first 5 questions for higher. It's a fact that schools stick people in foundation thinking they'll have to teach them les, but in reality you don't need much knowledge to pass higher
I know someone who did mocks on a higher and foundation paper. He got around 55/80 (5) in foundation and 4/80 (U) in higher.

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you can get tons of marks for working out and can get 15 marks within the first 3 questions sometimes.
Some people can probably pass a GCSE maths paper in 30 seconds with those low boundaries.
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You sure about that?


I know someone who did mocks on a higher and foundation paper. He got around 55/80 (5) in foundation and 4/80 (U) in higher.


Some people can probably pass a GCSE maths paper in 30 seconds with those low boundaries.
I got 64/80 on foundation for Paper 3 last year, now I struggle to get a 6, but if i didn't want a 6 I would EASILY get a 4.
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(Similar thread for AQA Higher is here.)

After looking at Edexcel Higher Paper 1 & 2 2018, I've made a list of topics (below) that have not appeared yet. Expect a lot of these to come up in paper 3 but also expect topics that have already come up in paper 1/2 to come up again - here's a full topic list. Also, you may notice that a few of these topics have appeared already but I've listed them again because there may not have been much of that topic in the papers (e.g. vectors).

You can find a predicted paper based on these topics here.

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

Reverse percentages
Growth and decay - including simple/compound interest
Converting area and volume units
Standard form
Capture/recapture questions
Counting combinations
Recurring decimals

ALGEBRA AND GRAPHS

Forming and solving equations
Expanding three brackets
Linear simultaneous equations
Non-linear simultaneous equations
Factorising/solving quadratic equations
Completing the square (and using this form to find turning points and solve equations)
The quadratic formula
Changing the subject of a formula
Functions (including composite functions and inverses)
Iteration
Quadratic and cubic graphs
Reciprocal graphs
Equation of a circle (including finding the equation of a tangent)
Estimating areas under curved graphs
Linear inequalities on a graph
nth term of arithmetic sequences and Fibonacci sequences
Quadratic sequences
Recurrance relations
Geometric progressions / exponential growth and decay

GEOMETRY

Angles and parallel lines
Volume
Circles, arcs and sectors
Polygons
Congruence
Similar shapes : length
Pythagoras' Theorem
SOHCAHTOA
Sine rule / cosine rule / area formula
Bearings
Loci and constructions
Vectors

STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY

Interpreting and representing data
Stem and leaf diagrams
Sampling
Averages
Cumulative frequency
Scatter diagrams and correlation
Relative frequency / experimental probability
Sets and venn diagrams
Conditional/”Given that” probability
Frequency trees
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I got 64/80 on foundation for Paper 3 last year, now I struggle to get a 6, but if i didn't want a 6 I would EASILY get a 4.
Aim higher!!!1!11!!1
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(Original post by Notnek)
(Similar thread for AQA Higher is here.)

After looking at Edexcel Higher Paper 1 & 2 2018, I've made a list of topics (below) that have not appeared yet. Expect a lot of these to come up in paper 3 but also expect topics that have already come up in paper 1/2 to come up again - here's a full topic list. Also, you may notice that a few of these topics have appeared already but I've listed them again because there may not have been much of that topic in the papers (e.g. vectors).

You can find a predicted paper based on these topics here.

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

Reverse percentages
Growth and decay - including simple/compound interest
Converting area and volume units
Standard form
Capture/recapture questions
Counting combinations
Recurring decimals

ALGEBRA AND GRAPHS

Forming and solving equations
Expanding three brackets
Linear simultaneous equations
Non-linear simultaneous equations
Factorising/solving quadratic equations
Completing the square (and using this form to find turning points and solve equations)
The quadratic formula
Changing the subject of a formula
Functions (including composite functions and inverses)
Iteration
Quadratic and cubic graphs
Reciprocal graphs
Equation of a circle (including finding the equation of a tangent)
Estimating areas under curved graphs
Linear inequalities on a graph
nth term of arithmetic sequences and Fibonacci sequences
Quadratic sequences
Recurrance relations
Geometric progressions / exponential growth and decay

GEOMETRY

Angles and parallel lines
Volume
Circles, arcs and sectors
Polygons
Congruence
Similar shapes : length
Pythagoras' Theorem
SOHCAHTOA
Sine rule / cosine rule / area formula
Bearings
Loci and constructions
Vectors

STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY

Interpreting and representing data
Stem and leaf diagrams
Sampling
Averages
Cumulative frequency
Scatter diagrams and correlation
Relative frequency / experimental probability
Sets and venn diagrams
Conditional/”Given that” probability
Frequency trees
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