Paper 1 Advice
Proof by Induction, learn the three possible proofs, Sums of Series, “Is a factor of”,Inequalities.
Differentiation from first principles, product rule, quotient rule, chain rule
Prove square root of 2 Is irrational
Be able to answer questions based on Logs, quadratic inequalities
Number patterns arithmetic, Geometric, Quadratic,exponential
functions including inverse ,sketch inverse graph. Subjective,Injective,Bijective.
Financial Maths Amortisation Formula
Know the trig proofs identities/Sine Rule/cosine Rule note asked every year
know your 3 theorems proofs and the Concurrency constructions
Be able to find the equation of the common tangent of two circles (Just subtract the two circles)
Be able to find the point which divides a line segment in the ratio r:s formula in the tables
Be able to construct a line segment of length root 2 or root 3.
remember in Trigonometry if they mention angle of elevation your dealing with right angled triangles.
for geometry only practice questions 2015-2018
Inferential statistics be able to find a standard deviation,95% confidence interval, test statistic for a sample or a proportion(formula for a proportion not in tables)
Find P value be able to give the meaning of the P value.
Periodic Trig functions a+sinKx period and range asked every year a firm favourite with TOC
Note approx. 95% pass rate (H6 or better). Low partial Credit worth al least 40%, attempt every part of every question, marks in most questions are front loaded ,easy bits in every question