Edexcel Unit 3 Maths Foundation Topic List

Edexcel Unit 3 Maths Foundation Topic List

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GCSE Mathematics Unit 3 ­ Topic List ­ FOUNDATION
Number
Add, subtract, multiply and divide any whole number and integer using a calculator
Add, subtract, multiply and divide any fraction with a calculator
Add, subtract, multiply and divide any decimal with a calculator
Add, subtract , multiply and divide any index number with a calculator
Use a calculator effectively and efficiently by entering a range of calculations including those
involving time and money
Know how to use the square root, cube, cube root, power, fraction, reciprocal, buttons on a
calculator
Express a given number as a fraction of another
Find a percentage of an amount using a calculator
Increase or decrease an amount by a percentage
Express a given number as a percentage of another number
Understand the multiplicative nature of percentages as operators and use
multipliers to increase or decrease by a percentage
Use percentages in real- life situations e.g. VAT and simple interest
Understand what a reciprocal is and find reciprocals
Use inverse operations e.g using flow diagrams
Understand and use fractions as inverses e.g dividing by 2 is the same as multiplying by ½
Algebra
Collect like terms e.g. 2a + 6a = 9a, as well as 4a x 5a =
Substitute positive and negative numbers, as well as fractions into expressions, equations
and formulae
Expand a single bracket e.g 3(5y -4)
Factorise a single bracket
Set up and solve simple equations e.g for the perimeter of a shape or for the sum
of angles in a triangle
Solve equations unknowns on both sides e.g 10m +3 = 6m +11 and brackets (including
brackets on both sides)
Solve equations with brackets (including brackets on both sides)
Solve equations with fractions in them
Solve equations by trial and improvement to find approximate solutions
Rearrange simple equations and formulae
Change the subject of a formula e.g find x if y=mx+c
Represent inequalities on a number line
Solve inequalities and show the solution set on a number line
Plot co-ordinates
Plot a straight-line graphs
Find the length of a line on a grid using Pythagoras' Theorem
Interpret information presented in graphs, conversion graphs, speed from distance time
graphs, gradients and y- intercepts from straight line graphs and filling water jugs
etc
Plot a quadratic graph
Use a quadratic graph to find approximate solutions to a quadratic equation

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Geometry
Calculate and use the sum of angles in a triangle
Calculate and use the sum of angles in a quadrilateral
Calculate and use angles at a point, on a straight line and vertically opposite angles
Calculate and use alternate, corresponding and co-interior angles
Calculate and use the sum of the interior angles of any polygon (regular or irregular)
Calculate and use the sum of the exterior angles of any polygon is 360o
Tessellate shapes (with at least 6 tessellations)
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Understand and use the effect of enlargement for perimeter, area and volume of
shapes
Words in bold are C grade topics.…read more

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