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Mathematics in Context (Core Maths)

Minimum Entry Criteria

Essential: 5 in Maths

Board

Edexcel

Outline of the Course

This is a one year AS course aimed to support students who are not taking A Level Mathematics, but who are taking A Level subjects with some mathematical content, such as Psychology, Biology, Geography or Business Studies. You will develop and learn to apply real-world maths skills through solving problems in various contexts, including Social Networking, Sport, Travel, Finance and Health. The maths content of the course will focus on four main areas:

  • Application of Statistics
  • Probability
  • Linear Programming
  • Sequences and Growth

Assessment

 
Type of Assessment
Duration
Weighting
1
Examination: Comprehension
1 hour 40 minutes
40%
2
Examination: Applications
1 hour 40 minutes
60%

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