## GCSE Modular Mathematics specification

The full Edexcel specification is here.

Condensing it slightly, the units contain the following topics (with higher-tier specific topics in bold).

The Revision Guide gives a "page to a topic" summary of each part.

Unit 2

1. Number

• The four operations
• Factors and multiples
• Cubes, roots and squares
• Index Laws
• Standard form
• Surds
• Fractions, decimals and percentages
• Inverse operations
• Accuracy
• Recurring decimals
• Finding percentages
• Ratio

2. Algebra

• Expressions
• Factorising
• Formulae
• Rational expressions
• Sequences
• Coordinates in 2-D and 3-D
• Straight line graphs
• Real life graphs

3. Geometry

• Angles and triangles
• Symmetry
• Polygons
• Parts of a circle
• Perimeter and area
• Circle theorems
• 3-D shapes
• Volume

4. Measures

• Scales and measures
• Compound measures

Unit 1

1. Statistics

• Handling data cycle
• Data collection
• Data Representation
• Analysing data
• Interpreting data
• Sampling
• Box plots, histograms and cumulative frequency

2. Probability

• Probability measures
• Relative probability
• Mutually exclusive outcomes
• Mutually exclusive and independent events
• Tree diagrams
• Addition and multiplication of probabilities

3. Number

• Four operations
• Decimals
• Percentages
• Equivalent fractions
• Compound interest
• Accuracy
• Use of calculators

4. Algebra

• Notation
• Graphs
• Graphs of functions

5. Geometry and Measures

• Angles at a point
• Scales and units

Unit 3:

1. Number:

• Calculations with standard form
• Proof with recurring decimals
• Using percentage and repeated percentage change
• Compound interest
• Reciprocals
• Upper and lower bounds
• Using calculators

2. Algebra:

• Equations
• Changing the subject of the formula
• Inequalities
• Trial and improvement
• Simultaneous equations
• Graphs of functions
• Graphs of loci
• Direct and indirect proportion
• Transformation of functions

3. Geometry:

• Congruence
• Pythagoras’ Theorem
• Trigonometry (sine, cosine, tangent etc)
• Area of triangle using 1/2 a b s i n C
• Circle theorems
• Transformations
• Constructions
• Loci
• Mensuration
• Vectors

4. Measures

• Bearings
• Scale drawings