Rickmansworth School GCSE Pathway 4 Option Booklet

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Mathematics

Overview While studying Mathematics students will be expected to develop fluent knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and concepts. Acquire, select and apply mathematical techniques to solve problems. Reason mathematically, make deductions and inferences, and draw conclusions.

Comprehend, interpret and communicate mathematical information in a variety of forms appropriate to the information and context.

Costs Past Paper Pack - £5 Revision Materials - £5

Trips There are no compulsory trips associated with this course.

Pathways Further Education : A Level Mathematics University : Mathematics, Sciences, Engineering, Business, Accountancy Career : Actuary, Accountant, Analyst, Financial Manager, Meteorologist, Quantity Surveyor, Research Scientist, Statistician, Systems Developer, Teacher

Content

Syllabus GCSE Mathematics is assessed with three terminal papers and any of the content can be assessed on any paper; as such there are no separate components. Mathematics covers a wide range of basic mathematical knowledge and skills grouped into six areas: • Number • Algebra • Ratio, proportion and rates of change • Geometry and measures • Probability • Statistics

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