What are the topics in a non calculator GCSE maths?

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.
  • Angles.
  • 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

  • Histograms.
  • Cumulative Frequency – Box Plots.
  • Mean/ Median/ Mode etc.
  • Circle Theorems.
  • Similar Shapes – Enlargement.
  • Scale Diagrams.
  • Congruent Triangles – rules.
  • Algebra.

What topics do you need to know for GCSE maths higher?

These include:

  • Structure and calculation.
  • Fractions, decimals and percentages.
  • Measures and accuracy.
  • Algebra.
  • Ratio, proportion and rates of changes.
  • Geometry and measures.
  • Probability.
  • Statistics.

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

Component Marks Duration
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.