# Algebra Award Sample Paper

This is a level 2 and level 3 sample paper for the algebra award taken from the edexcel website.

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Edexcel Awards

Mathematics

Sample Assessment Materials

Edexcel Level 2 Award in Algebra (AAL20)

Edexcel Level 3 Award in Algebra (AAL30)

For first teaching from October 2012

Pearson Education Limited is a registered company number 872828 with its registered office at Edinburgh Gate, Harlow, Essex CM20 2JE

Mathematics

Sample Assessment Materials

Edexcel Level 2 Award in Algebra (AAL20)

Edexcel Level 3 Award in Algebra (AAL30)

For first teaching from October 2012

Pearson Education Limited is a registered company number 872828 with its registered office at Edinburgh Gate, Harlow, Essex CM20 2JE

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Contents

General Marking guidance .................................................................................. 3

Level 2 ............................................................................................................

Level 2 Paper .................................................................................................. 5

Level 2 Mark scheme ......................................................................................... 21

Level 3 ............................................................................................................

Level 3 Paper ................................................................................................. 27

Level 3 Mark scheme ......................................................................................... 43

EA033597 Sample Assessment Materials Edexcel Level 2 and Level 3 Awards in Algebra 1…

General Marking guidance .................................................................................. 3

Level 2 ............................................................................................................

Level 2 Paper .................................................................................................. 5

Level 2 Mark scheme ......................................................................................... 21

Level 3 ............................................................................................................

Level 3 Paper ................................................................................................. 27

Level 3 Mark scheme ......................................................................................... 43

EA033597 Sample Assessment Materials Edexcel Level 2 and Level 3 Awards in Algebra 1…

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2 EA033597 Sample Assessment Materials Edexcel Level 2 and Level 3 Awards in Algebra

© Pearson Education Limited 2012

© Pearson Education Limited 2012

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NOTES ON MARKING PRINCIPLES

1 Types of mark

M marks: method marks

A marks: accuracy marks

B marks: unconditional accuracy marks (independent of M marks)

2 Abbreviations

cao correct answer only ft follow through

isw ignore subsequent working SC: special case

oe or equivalent (and appropriate)…

1 Types of mark

M marks: method marks

A marks: accuracy marks

B marks: unconditional accuracy marks (independent of M marks)

2 Abbreviations

cao correct answer only ft follow through

isw ignore subsequent working SC: special case

oe or equivalent (and appropriate)…

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6 Ignoring subsequent work

It is appropriate to ignore subsequent work when the additional work does not change

the answer in a way that is inappropriate for the question: e.g. incorrect cancelling of a

fraction that would otherwise be correct

It is not appropriate to ignore subsequent work when the…

It is appropriate to ignore subsequent work when the additional work does not change

the answer in a way that is inappropriate for the question: e.g. incorrect cancelling of a

fraction that would otherwise be correct

It is not appropriate to ignore subsequent work when the…

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Write your name here

Surname Other names

Centre Number Candidate Number

Edexcel Award

Algebra

Award in Algebra

Level 2

Calculator NOT allowed

Sample Assessment Material Paper Reference

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes AAL20/01

You must have: Total Marks

Ruler graduated in centimetres and millimetres, pen, HB pencil,

eraser.

Instructions

·…

Surname Other names

Centre Number Candidate Number

Edexcel Award

Algebra

Award in Algebra

Level 2

Calculator NOT allowed

Sample Assessment Material Paper Reference

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes AAL20/01

You must have: Total Marks

Ruler graduated in centimetres and millimetres, pen, HB pencil,

eraser.

Instructions

·…

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Answer ALL questions.

Write your answers in the spaces provided.

You must write down all stages in your working.

1 Pencils are sold in packets of 4 and boxes of 12.

Box of

12 pencils

Packet of 4

Didi buys p packets of pencils and b boxes of pencils.

Write…

Write your answers in the spaces provided.

You must write down all stages in your working.

1 Pencils are sold in packets of 4 and boxes of 12.

Box of

12 pencils

Packet of 4

Didi buys p packets of pencils and b boxes of pencils.

Write…

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3 The nth term of a sequence is given by the expression 6n 5

(a) Write down the first two terms of the sequence.

........................... ...........................

(2)

Here are the first five terms of another sequence

5 9 13 17 21

(b) Write down an expression, in terms of…

(a) Write down the first two terms of the sequence.

........................... ...........................

(2)

Here are the first five terms of another sequence

5 9 13 17 21

(b) Write down an expression, in terms of…

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x

5 (a) Solve + 6 = 15

2

x = ..............................................................

(2)

(b) Solve 6p 5 = 3p + 13

p = ..............................................................

(2)

(c) Solve 3(t + 5) = 10

x = ..............................................................

(3)

(Total for Question 5 is 7 marks)

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5 (a) Solve + 6 = 15

2

x = ..............................................................

(2)

(b) Solve 6p 5 = 3p + 13

p = ..............................................................

(2)

(c) Solve 3(t + 5) = 10

x = ..............................................................

(3)

(Total for Question 5 is 7 marks)

4

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