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Mathematics A Level at Christopher Whitehead Language College

Course description

 

 Core 1 & Core 2- coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane; sequences and series; differentiation; integration, trigonometry; exponentials and logarithms.

 Core 3 & Core 4 - trigonometry; exponentials and logarithms; differentiation; numerical methods, coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane; sequences and series; differentiation; integration; vectors.

 Mechanics 1 - Mathematical models in mechanics; vectors in mechanics; kinematics of a particle moving in a straight line; dynamics of a particle moving in a straight line or plane; statics of a particle; moments.

 Statistics 1 - Mathematical models in probability and statistics; representation and summary of data; probability; correlation and regression; discrete random variables; discrete distributions; the Normal distribution.

Course content

See above.

Entry requirements

 At least at a high Grade B in Mathematics

Assessment

Exam for each unit.

Future opportunities

Gaining an A Level in Mathematics provides both universities and employers with the evidence of someone with the ability to recognise problems and produce clear and concise solutions. It would be useful for those who wished to study Mathematics, Pharmacy, Engineering, Physics or Medicine.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Christopher Whitehead Language College directly.

Last updated date: 23 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years

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