What are the topics in a non calculator GCSE maths?
Here’s our list of GCSE maths non-calculator topics that you may want to spend extra time revising:
- Long multiplication.
- Quadratic equations.
- Speed, distance and time.
- Circle theorems.
- Similar shapes.
- Percentages and ratios.
- Stratified sampling.
What topics are on non calculator?
GCSE Higher Paper Topics – Non Calculator
- Cumulative Frequency – Box Plots.
- Mean/ Median/ Mode etc.
- Circle Theorems.
- Similar Shapes – Enlargement.
- Scale Diagrams.
- Congruent Triangles – rules.
What topics do you need to know for GCSE maths higher?
- Structure and calculation.
- Fractions, decimals and percentages.
- Measures and accuracy.
- Ratio, proportion and rates of changes.
- Geometry and measures.
What are the hardest GCSE maths topics?
Top 10 GCSE maths topics that we’ve found students struggle with:
- Converting decimals to fractions.
- Finding nth terms.
- Solving quadratic equations.
- Rearranging equations to find the subject.
- Prime factorisation.
- Intersections of a curve.
- Fractional indices (high level topic)
- Rationalising denominators (high level topic)
How long is the higher maths exam?
External Course Exam – assessed by the SQA
|Paper 1 (non-calculator)||70||1 hour and 30 minutes|
|Paper 2 (calculator)||80||1 hour and 45 minutes|
What do you need for a non calculator maths exam?
You will need the following equipment, a pen, pencil, rubber, ruler, protractor, a pair of compasses and a calculator (except for the non-calculator paper).
Which GCSE maths papers are calculator?
GCSE Maths Test Paper 3 (calculator) Making up the remaining 33⅓% of the overall GCSE maths assessment, this paper is once again marked out of 80 and lasts 90 minutes. Students are allowed to use a calculator with this paper.