Exam Board - Edexcel A Level
The nature of the course:
This course is for people who love doing Maths! It is academically challenging and runs in parallel with the A level Mathematics course. You will learn about Complex Numbers, Matrices, Series, Proof, Polar Coordinates, Hyperbolic Functions and Differential Equations. The course will require to understand and work with some abstract concepts as well as apply this understanding to mathematical problems set in a real world context. It is likely that you will study Further Statistics and Mechanics as part of this course although there are other papers that mean we could tailor this part to your individual needs. This is often chosen as a fourth A level by our most able Mathematicians and Scientists so if you like a challenge then this course is for you!
Paper 1 Further Pure Mathematics 25% of the course (11⁄2 hours) Paper 2 Further Pure Mathematics 25% of the course (11⁄2 hours) Paper 3 Optional Paper 25% of the course (11⁄2 hours)
Paper 4 Optional Paper 25% of the course (11⁄2 hours)
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