Mathematics Edexcel (8371) What will I learn about? The Mathematics Edexcel Advanced and Advanced Subsidiary GCE syllabus is split into 6 units; Core Mathematics 1, 2, 3 & 4 and Statistics 1 & 2. Students study Core 1 & 2 and Statistics 1 in year 12 (AS) and cover the remaining units in year 13 (A2). The modules are progressive and are taught on a basis of assumed knowledge to IGCSE level.
Core Mathematics Topics
In the Core Mathematics modules you will study, in greater depth, pure mathematics. There will also be an introduction to new, previously unexplored topics.
In the Statistics modules you will build on the “data and probability” studied at IGCSE and expand your study of statistics to include various distributions and testing.
Algebra Coordinate geometry Transformation and interpretation of graphs Indices and surds Sequences and series Calculus – differentiation and integration and differential equations Trigonometry Logarithms Functions Exponentials Partial Fractions Vectors
Representation of data Averages Standard deviation Probability Permutations and combinations Binomial distribution Discrete random variable Normal distribution Bivariate data Poisson distribution Hypothesis testing