Continuing from the previous post, here are some more topics that are really helpful to know thoroughly before you start your A Level Maths course.

# Algebra

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§ Simplifying algebraic expressions such as 5a^{2}b x 4ab^{3}

§ Simplifying expressions a(a + 5) – (a – 1)^{2}

§ Multiplying out brackets such as (5a + 2b)(a – b)

§ Rearranging formulae to change the subject, for example rearrange v = 4πr^{2} to make r the subject

§ Solving linear equations, including equations where the unknown is on both sides of the equation, the equation includes fractions or both

§ Solving linear inequalities, including inequalities where the unknown appears on both sides of the inequality, the inequality includes fractions, or both

§ Be able to form an expression in terms of one or more unknowns from a diagram or written explanation of a problem

§ Factorising a quadratic expression

§ Solving a quadratic equation by factorising

§ Solving a quadratic equation by Completing the Square

§ Solving a quadratic equation by using the quadratic formula

§ Solving simultaneous equations by the elimination method

§ Solving simultaneous equations by the substitution method, including pairs of equations where one is linear and the other is quadratic

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