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Pilot Specification




Methods in 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 Methods in 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 Methods in Mathematics


Unit M1: Methods in Mathematics
(Algebra and Probability)
Foundation and Higher tiers
1 hour 30 minutes (80 marks)
50% of total marks
Externally assessed by written paper
Section A (calculator allowed)
Section B…

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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
Column 1 gives the Unit number and a
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3b Unit M1: Methods in Mathematics
(Algebra and Probability)
Core
Unit 1 Higher tier only Notes
(Foundation and Higher tiers)

M1.N Number
1 Understand and use number M2 (N1), A1 (N1), A2 (N1)
operations and the relationships
between them, including
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Core
Unit 1 Higher tier only Notes
(Foundation and Higher tiers)
8 Interpret fractions, decimals In non-calculator questions,
and percentages as operators. candidates should be able to
calculate 1% and 10% of
quantities as a starting point
and use `build-up' methods
A1…

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