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

§        Simplifying algebraic expressions such as 5a2b x 4ab3

§        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 = 4πr2 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

§        Solving a quadratic equation by factorising

§        Solving a quadratic equation by Completing the Square

§        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