# Edexcel Unit 3 Maths Higher Topic List

Edexcel Unit 3 Maths Higher Topic List

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GCSE Mathematics Unit 3 Topic List HIGHER

Number

Add, subtract, multiply and divide any whole number 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, standard

form and trigonometrical function buttons on a calculator

Write numbers in standard form

Convert between ordinary numbers and standard form

Calculate with numbers in standard form

Express a given number as a fraction of another

Convert recurring decimals into fractions

Write down upper and lower bounds

Solve problems involving the upper and lower bounds of measurement

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

Find a percentage profit (increase) or percentage loss (decrease)

Use multipliers to increase or decrease by a percentage

Use percentages in real- life situations e.g. VAT and simple interest

Use percentages to solve compound interest and depreciation problems

Calculate an original amount given the amount after a percentage change (reverse

percentages)

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 single and double brackets

Factorise single and double brackets including the difference of 2 squares

Simplify algebraic fractions

Solve simple equations

Solve equations including those with fractions, unknowns on both sides and brackets

(including brackets on both sides)

Set up and solve equations e.g: from words, diagrams involving area or perimeter

Represent inequalities on a number line

Solve inequalities and show the solution set on a number line

Show the solution to several inequalities on a graph

Solve a pair of linear simultaneous equations

Know the solution to a pair of simultaneous equations is where the two graphs

intersect and be able to draw graphs to solve simultaneous equations

Solve quadratic equations by factorising

Solve quadratic equations by completing the square

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