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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 versions.
You can get further copies of this specification from:
AQA GCSE Mathematics Team
Devas St
Manchester
M15 6EX
Telephone 0161 957 3852
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GCSE Methods in Mathematics ­ specification (version 1.2)
1 Introduction
1a Why choose AQA?
We are the United Kingdom's favourite exam board individual support for Controlled Assessment
and more students get their academic qualifications
24-hour support through our website and
from us than from any other board.
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But why are we so popular?
past question papers and mark schemes
We understand the different requirements of
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GCSE Methods in Mathematics ­ specification (version 1.2)
1c How do I start using this specification?
It is our intention to have up to 10 000 candidates If you are interested in taking part in the pilot, you
entered for each year of the pilot, representing a full should let us know of your interest by sending an e
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GCSE Methods in Mathematics ­ specification (version 1.2)
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
inverse operations and
hierarchy of operations.
2 Arithmetic of real numbers: Including exact calculation with Non-calculator arithmetic
add, subtract, multiply and surds and competency will be assessed in
divide any number Simplification of surds this unit.…read more

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GCSE Methods in Mathematics ­ specification (version 1.2)
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 (N7)
9 Understand and use the Including recurring and Including reduction of a ratio to
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