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Pilot Specification




Applications of Mathematics
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Our specification is published every year on our website (http://www.aqa.org.uk). We will let centres know in
writing about any changes to the specification. We will also publish changes on our website. The definitive
version of our specification will always be the one on our website, this may differ from printed…

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Contents
1 Introduction 2
1a Why choose AQA? 2
1b Why choose Applications of Mathematics 2
1c How do I start using this specification? 3
1d How can I find out more? 3

2 Specification at a Glance 4
3 Subject Content…

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1 Introduction
1a Why choose AQA?
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1c How do I start using this specification?
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2 Specification at a Glance
GCSE Applications of Mathematics


Unit A1: Applications of Mathematics
(Finance and Statistics)
Foundation and Higher tiers
1 hour 30 minutes 80 marks
50% of total marks
Externally assessed by written paper (calculator allowed)



PLUS


Unit A2: Applications…

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3 Subject Content
3a Introduction
All the content in the linked pair of GCSEs in The content tables for each unit have four columns
mathematics can be placed in one of four distinct
groups Column 1 gives the Unit number and a…

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3b Unit A1: Applications of Mathematics
(Finance and Statistics)
Core
Unit 1 Higher tier only Notes
(Foundation and Higher tiers)

A1.N Number

1 Understand and use number
operations and the
relationships between them, A2 (N1), M1 (N1), M2 (N1)
including inverse operations…

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Core
Unit 1 Higher tier only Notes
(Foundation and Higher tiers)

A1.F Financial and Business Applications

1 Carry out calculations relating Understand AER. Candidates should be familiar
to enterprise, saving and with common terms such as
borrowing, appreciation and VAT, income tax…

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