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Edexcel IGCSE Biology
Course Content Overview
The Pearson Edexcel International GCSE in Mathematics (Specification A) requires students to demonstrate application and understanding of the following.
- Use numerical skills in a purely mathematical way and in real-life situations.
- Use letters as equivalent to numbers and as variables.
- Understand the distinction between expressions, equations and formulae.
- Use algebra to set up and solve problems.
- Demonstrate manipulative skills.
- Construct and use graphs.
- Use properties of angles.
- Understand a range of transformations.
- Work within the metric system.
- Understand ideas of space and shape.
- Use ruler, compasses and protractor appropriately.
- Understand basic ideas of statistical averages.
- Use a range of statistical techniques.
- Use basic ideas of probability.
Students should be able to demonstrate problem-solving skills by translating problems in mathematical or non-mathematical contexts into a process or a series of mathematical processes.
Students should be able to demonstrate mathematical reasoning skills by:
- making deductions and drawing conclusions from mathematical information
- constructing chains of reasoning
- presenting arguments and proofs
- interpreting and communicating information accurately.
Excerpt from edexcel IGCSE mathematics specifications A.