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OCR GCSE A Modular
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Higher A · B · C

OCR A level
C1 · C2 · C3 · C4
FP1 · FP2 · D1 · S1

Edexcel A level
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FP1 · D1 · S1

Waldomaths resources
- Java applet
- video (c. 5m)
- MS Word file
- MS Powerpoint file

OCR GCSE A (J562) A501/01 - Foundation A (FA)

Topics and resources - calculators may be used

This list of topics is far from complete, but will be added to frequently. Please check back from time to time for more links and resources.

 General problem solving skills Number  • Use positive and negative numbers  • Multiply and divide by powers of 10  • Multiply and divide by decimals  • Multiply and divide by negative numbers Hierarchy of operations  • brackets (parentheses) and BODMAS) Ratio Factors, multiples and primes General algebra and coordinates Sequences and formulae Linear equations General measures Constructions - use a straight edge and a pair of compasses to construct:  • the bisector of an angle  • the mid-point and perpendicular bisector of a line segment  • an equilateral triangle with given side  • the perpendicular from a point to a line  • the perpendicular from a point on a line Maps Pythagoras' Theorem in 2D Data Handling  • the data handling cycle  • design experiments, surveys, data collection sheets  • two-way tables  • draw and produce diagrams (pie charts, bar charts, frequency polygons, fixed-interval histograms, stem-and-leaf)  • calculate mean, range, median of small data sets  • identify modal class for grouped data  • find the median for large data sets  • estimate the mean of grouped data