GCSE Revision Topics 2016

Higher Tier Paper 2

WJEC H May 2016 P2 QP – Predicted questions

WJEC H May 2016 P2 WS – Solutions

Revision List PAPER 2 –  June 2016

  1. Using calculator functions – eg. Brackets, powers
  2. Percentages including compound interest and finding original amount
  3. Ratio
  4. Rules of indices- fractional and negative
  5. Plotting y=mx+c , plotting quadratic, cubic graphs etc ( drawing tangent to find gradient etc)
  6. Substitution eg. a=3 c=2 find value of 3a -c
  7. Drawing inequalities on a graph and shading region defined by them.
  8. Solving an equation using trial & improvement
  9. Interpret/ draw grouped frequency diagrams ( bar charts) and polygons
  10. Estimated mean and averages
  11. Bearings
  12. Pythagoras’ Theorem
  13. Loci
  14. Perimeter, circumference of a circle
  15. area of rectangles, triangles, parallelogram and circles
  16. volume of prisms
  17. Speed and density
  18. Upper and lower bounds
  19. Solve quadratic using formula (formula is given)
  20. Expand double brackets   (2x+ 4)(x-3)
  21. Similar figures including area & volume
  22. Trigonometry SOHCAHTOA
  23. Sine & cosine rule (formulae are given)
  24. Write a recurring decimal as a fraction
  25. Direct & inverse proportion
  26. Trapezium rule ( area under a curve)
  27. Algebraic equations
  28. Arc lengths & area of sectors
  29. Congruent triangles
  30. Histogram
  31. Volume of cones, spheres and curved surface areas ( formulae are given)

Make sure you can round to decimal places and significant figures

Printable PDF – Higher Tier Maths Calculator Topics to Revise

Foundation Tier Paper 2

WJEC F May 2016 P2 QP – Predicted questions

WJEC F May 2016 P2 WS – Solutions

June 2016 Mathematics Foundation Paper 2predicted topics

MAKE SURE YOU REVISE THESE TOPICS!!!!!

USE past paper solutions on Numeracy Counts to help

  • Transformations – lines of symmetry, rotational symmetry, reflections, translations, rotations and enlargements NOV 2015 Q12/ NOV 13 Q3, Q17b/ June 14 Q14
  • Averages – mean, median, mode and range including estimated mean (mid-point) and mean from a table June 2014 Q10/ NOV 13 Q2/ June 2012 Q8/ June 13 Q10
  • Pythagoras’ theorem June 2012 Q15/ Nov 12 Q16
  • Circle – label the parts , area and circumference LEARN FORMULA June 2014 Q5
  • Probability sample space diagram (game type question)
  • Volume of prisms including cuboids Nov 13 Q18
  • Conversion graph
  • Area of a trapezium – formula given – remember the song on youtube half the sum of ……….
  • Frequency polygon and frequency diagram
  • Constructing a pie chart
  • Percentage increase and decrease / appreciation/ depreciation / compound interest
  • June 2014 Q17D / NOV 2015 Q14/ June 13 Q8b
  • Converting foreign currency June 2014 Q12/ June 2012 Q9/ Nov 12 Q9/ June 13 Q14
  • Writing formula using algebra June 2012 Q7c/ Nov 12 Q8b
  • Constructing triangles using a compass and a protractor NOV 13 Q12 / June 13 Q13
  • Loci – bisect an angle and perpendicular bisector using a compass only June 2014 Q13 / NOV 13 Q13 / June 2012 Q12/ Nov 12 Q11b and c
  • Nets – drawing the nets of a shape
  • Ratio including recipes June 2012 Q16
  • Nth term
  • Using a calculator and rounding your answer (decimal place and Significant figures) June 14 Q8c/ Nov 15 Q 7b
  • Fractions – four rules
  • Utility (eg electricity) bills – NOV 2015 Q9/ June 2012 Q13/ Nov 12 Q15
  • Identifying appropriate units – NOV 13 Q2/ Nov 15Q2
  • Calculating angles in a polygon – interior and exterior
  • Trial and Improvement Nov 12 Q13

Printable PDF – Foundation Tier Maths Calculator Topics to Revise