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Mathematics A Level at Liverpool College

Course description

We aim to provide a broad experience of Mathematics at this level, inspiring and encouraging all pupils to fulfil their potential through high standards of teaching, and also emphasising the importance of Mathematics in everyday life. Six modules are studied. Pupils have to study Core Mathematics 1, 2, 3 and 4. The other 2 modules chosen are at the discretion of the faculty and details follow below.

Course content

Year 12
Core Mathematics 1 Algebra and functions; coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane; sequences and series; differentiation; integration.
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Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Core Mathematics 2
Algebra and functions; coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane; sequences and series; trigonometry; exponentials and logarithms; differentiation; integration.
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Time 1 hour 30 minutes

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.
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1 hour 30 minutes

Year 13
Core Mathematics 3 Topics Covered Algebra and functions; trigonometry; exponentials and logarithms; differentiation; numerical methods.
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Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Core Mathematics 4 Topics Covered Algebra and functions; coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane; sequences and series; differentiation; integration; vectors. Examination Calculator
Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Mechanics 1 Topics Covered 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. Examination Calculator
Time 1 hour 30 minutes

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Liverpool College directly.

Last updated date: 25 June 2015

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