# Maths: What to know if you want an A.

This is a document with check-lists of points that you need to know to get an A or higher. Comes with questions to find out if you can.

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GCSE Mathematics ­ Aiming for an A or Better

Grade Criteria and exemplar examination questions to get a Grade A or A* in the
following topics:

1. Surds
2. Recurring Decimals
3. Limits of Accuracy
4. Indices
5. Proportionality
6. Rearranging Formulae
7. Algebraic Fractions
8. Using Graphs

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GCSE Mathematics: Surds

To get a grade B you must be able to:
Work out the square roots of some decimal numbers
To get a grade A you must be able to:
Simplify surds by rewriting with the smallest integer inside the root
To get a…

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GCSE Mathematics: Recurring Decimals

To get a grade A you must be able to:
Convert recurring decimals to fractions

Question 2

[ii]
Convert the recurring decimal to a fraction.

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GCSE Mathematics: Limits of Accuracy

To get a grade B you must be able to:
Find limits of accuracy for numbers given to whole number accuracy
To get a grade A you must be able to:
Find limits of accuracy for numbers given to d.p. or…

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GCSE Mathematics: Indices

To get a grade C you must be able to:
Multiply and divide numbers in index form
To get a grade A you must be able to:
Know how to use indices rules for negative & fractional powers

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GCSE Mathematics: Proportionality

To get a grade A you must be able to:
Find formulae that describe direct & inverse proportionality (or variation)
and use them to solve problems
To get a grade A* you must be able to:
Solve variation problems involving 3 variables

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GCSE Mathematics: Rearranging Formulae

To get a grade B you must be able to:
Rearrange more complicated formulae
To get a grade A you must be able to:
Rearrange formulae where the subject appears twice
To get a grade A* you must be able to:
Rearrange…

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thanks so much

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Very good piece of work - very useful.

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