## 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: 9FM0/3A-3D)**

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: 9FM0/4A-4G)**

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