Algebra for A-Level Maths

Supporting A-Level and GCSE students
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (552 ratings)
18,687 students
Algebra for A-Level Maths
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (552 ratings)
18,687 students
To help bridge the gap between GCSE and A-Level Mathematics

Requirements

  • A basic grasp of algebra
Description

Welcome to Algebra for A-Level Maths. This course is designed to support students who are taking A-Level Mathematics with the algebraic skills required to study Mathematics at a higher level.

As an 11-19 Mathematics teacher I am regularly faced with having to go over algebra studied at GCSE level before moving onto the new, more difficult Mathematics. The idea of this course is for students to independently review previously taught algebra enabling more time in lessons to be spent on grasping new topics. This course is also suitable for students looking at the higher grades at GCSE level too.

I have selected some of the GCSE topics that regularly appear at A- Level and produced a video showing examples followed by questions and answers. There is also a mini test at the end of each section.

You will learn how to

  • Solve equations with the unknown on both sides
  • Solve equations with fractions
  • Solve a quadratic equation
  • Sketch a quadratic
  • Use The Formula to solve a quadratic
  • Complete the square
  • Solve simultaneous equations (both linear)
  • Solve simultaneous equations (one linear and one quadratic)
  • Rearrange equations

Learning Mathematics can not be achieved by passively reading. You need to actively learn Mathematics so make sure you have a pen and some paper at hand! I hope you enjoy the course and find it useful in your mathematical studies. Good luck!

Who this course is for:
  • Those studying or about to study AS Level Mathematics and higher GCSE students
Course content
6 sections • 27 lectures • 40m total length
  • Welcome
    00:30
  • Solving equations with the unknown on both sides
    02:06
  • Time to Practise - Solving an equation with the unknown on both sides
    1 page
  • Check your answers - Solving an equation with the unknown on both sides
    1 page
  • Time to Practise - Solving equations with fractions
    1 page
  • Check your answers - Solving equations with fractions
    1 page
  • Solving Equations Test Yourself
    2 questions
  • Solving a quadratic equation
    01:28
  • Time to Practise - Solving a quadratic equation
    1 page
  • Check your answers - Solving a quadratic equation
    1 page
  • Sketching a quadratic
    01:42
  • Time to Practise - Sketching a quadratic
    1 page
  • Check your answers - Sketching a quadratic
    1 page
  • The Formula
    02:28
  • Time to Practise - The Formula
    1 page
  • Check your answers - The Formula
    1 page
  • Completing the square
    03:31
  • Time to Practise - Completing the square
    1 page
  • Check your answers - Completing the square
    1 page
  • Quadratics Test Yourself
    3 questions
  • Simultaneous equations (both linear)
    03:16
  • Time to Practise - Simultaneous equations (both linear)
    1 page
  • Check your answers - Simultaneous equations (both linear)
    1 page
  • Simultaneous equations (one linear and one quadratic)
    04:15
  • Time to Practise - Simultaneous equations (one linear and one quadratic)
    1 page
  • Check your answers - Simultaneous equations (one linear and one quadratic)
    1 page
  • Simultaneous Equations Test Yourself
    2 questions
  • Rearranging equations
    03:16
  • Time to Practise - Rearranging equations
    1 page
  • Check your answers - Rearranging equations
    1 page

Instructor
Director of Mathematics
Adam Goodridge
  • 4.1 Instructor Rating
  • 557 Reviews
  • 18,762 Students
  • 2 Courses

      Hi. My name is Adam Goodridge and I am the Director of Mathematics at an 11-19 school in the West Midlands, England. I am passionate about teaching and Mathematics which was enhanced whilst completing a Mathematics and Statistics degree at the University of Liverpool. Whilst at University I was a founder member of the Maths Society and organised special guest speakers to enrich learning as well as starting and coaching netball, hockey, rugby and football teams that continue to compete in Intra-Mural leagues.