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Edexcel Award in

Algebra

Level 2 and Level 3




Algebra

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Edexcel Level 2 Award in Algebra
(AAL20)

Edexcel Level 3 Award in Algebra
(AAL30)

Specification

Awards in Algebra
For first teaching from October 2012

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Pearson Education Ltd is one of the UK's largest awarding organisations, offering
academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers
and other places of learning, both in the UK and internationally. Qualifications
offered include GCSE, AS and A Level, NVQ and our BTEC suite of vocational
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Introduction
The Edexcel Level 2 and Level 3 Awards in Algebra are designed for use in schools
and colleges. They are part of a suite of mathematics qualifications offered by
Edexcel.


Qualification objectives

The Edexcel Level 2 and Level 3 Awards in Algebra enable students to:
develop a thorough knowledge…

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Contents

Specification at a glance 1
External assessment 2

Qualification content 3
National Qualifications framework (NQF) 3
Knowledge, skills and understanding 3
Assessment overview 4
Edexcel Level 2 Award in Algebra 5
Overview 5
Edexcel Level 3 Award in Algebra 9
Overview 9

Assessment 13
Assessment summary 13
Assessment objectives…

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Appendices 21
Appendix 1: Wider curriculum 23
Appendix 2: Codes 25
Appendix 3: Mapping to GCSE Mathematics content 27
Appendix 4: Mapping to International GCSE and Level 1/ Level 2
Certificate in Mathematics qualifications 39
Appendix 5: Mapping of GCE AS Level Core Mathematics 1 (C1) 43

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Specification at a glance

These Level 2 and Level 3 Awards consist of a single assessment at each level.
Students are entered at either Level 2 or Level 3.
Each qualification is awarded as pass or unclassified.
Level 2 Paper code:
AAL20

Externally assessed 100% of
the Award
Availability: January…

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External assessment
In all examination papers:
diagrams will not necessarily be drawn to scale and
measurements should not be taken from diagrams
unless instructions to this effect are given
each student may be required to use mathematical
instruments, eg ruler.




2 UG031210 ­ Specification ­ Edexcel Level 2 and Level…

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Qualification content


National Qualifications framework (NQF)

These qualifications comply with the requirements of the
statutory regulation of qualifications in England, Wales and
Northern Ireland which are prescribed by the regulatory
authorities.

Knowledge, skills and understanding
The Edexcel Level 2 and Level 3 Awards in Algebra require
students to demonstrate application…

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