AS and A Level Further Mathematics
June 2018
Sample Assessment Materials
Specification
Further Pure 1
Further Pure 2
Further Pure 3
Edexcel A Level further Maths Spec at a glance
The Edexcel A level further maths specification contains core, mechanics and statistics. The exams consist of 3 papers which are 2 core pure papers and a combined mechanics and statistics paper.
Paper 1: Core Pure Mathematics 1 (*Paper code: 9FM0/01)
Exam structure:
·1 hour and 30 minutes written examination
·25% of the qualification
·75 marks
Content description:
·Proof
·Complex numbers
·Matrices
·Further algebra and functions
·Further calculus
·Further vectors
·Polar coordinates
·Hyperbolic functions
·Differential equations
Assessment overview
·Paper 1 may contain questions on any topics from the Pure Mathematics topics listed above.
·Calculators can be used in the assessment.
·This paper is mandatory.
Paper 2: Core Pure Mathematics 2 (*Paper code: 9FM0/02)
Exam structure:
·1 hour and 30 minutes written examination
·25% of the qualification
·75 marks
Content description:
·Proof
·Complex numbers
·Matrices
·Further algebra and functions
·Further calculus
·Further vectors
·Polar coordinates
·Hyperbolic functions
·Differential equations
Assessment overview
·Paper 1 may contain questions on any topics from the Pure Mathematics topics listed above.
·Calculators can be used in the assessment.
·This paper is mandatory.
Paper 3: Further Mathematics Option 1 (Paper codes: 9FM0/3A3D)
Exam Structure:
·Written examination: 1 hour and 30 minutes
·25% of the qualification
·75 marks
Content overview
Students take one of the following four options
·A: Further Pure Mathematics 1
·B: Further Statistics 1
·C: Further Mechanics 1
·D: Decision Mathematics 1
Paper 4: Further Mathematics Option 2 (*Paper codes: 9FM0/4A4G)
Exam Structure:
·Written examination: 1 hour and 30 minutes
·25% of the qualification
·75 marks
Content overview
·A: Further Pure Mathematics 2
·B: Further Statistics 1
·C: Further Mechanics 1
·D: Decision Mathematics 1
·E: Further Statistics 2
·F: Further Mechanics 2
·G: Decision Mathematics 2
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