# GCSE Modular Maths Unit 2 topic list (Higher)

This is just the topic list for modular maths unit 2, so you know what you need to learn.

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GCSE Modular Mathematics Unit 2 Topic List (Higher)

Integers, decimals and fractions

Use BIDMAS and the order of operations

Understand and use positive and negative integers both as positions and translations

on a number line. Order integers.

Check and estimate answers to problems, by approximations or inverse operations

Understand equivalent fractions

Factors and multiples

Find factors and multiples of numbers

Find squares and cubes of numbers, and find square roots and cube roots of numbers

Find highest common factor (HCF), lowest common multiple (LCM) and prime factor

decomposition

Standard form and laws of indices

Use index notation and index laws for multiplication and division of integer powers

Use inverse operations involving

Recall the fact that n0 = 1 and n1 = for positive integers n, for negative integers, =

n and = for any positive number n

Convert between ordinary and standard form representations

Percentages

Find a percentage or fraction of a quantity

Use multiplier to increase or decrease a given amount

Convert between fractions, decimals and percentages

Ratio and scale

Use ratio notation, including reduction to its simplest form and its various links to

fraction notation

Divide a quantity in a given ratio

Solve word problems about ratio, including using informal strategies and the unitary

method of solution

Algebraic manipulation and formulae

Understand the difference between the meaning of `equation', `formula', `identity'

and `expression'

Use index laws to simplify expressions with integer, negative and fractional powers,

and powers of a power

Factorise quadratic expressions

Generate a formula

Manipulate algebraic fractions

Exact answers and surds

Simplify surds and rationalise denominators

Write answers in exact form

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