GCSE Maths  Algebra
I have read all of the exam specifications for GCSE Maths and they are so similar that they can all hang out together on one page. So if you're doing Edexcel, AQA, OCR, WJEC or Eduqas, here you will find links to pages for each topic GCSE Maths
The bits the examiners want you to know and links to my YouTube videos and other websites to help you understand any bits that are confusing.
Knowledge Checklist
These are the bits the exam board wants you to know, make sure you can do all of these… 
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I can recognise that a x b is equal to ab 



I can recognise that 4a is equal to a + a + a + a or 4 x a 
TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2x4Bjam 

I can recognise that y^{2} is equal to y x y 
TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2kbs3Qu 

I can recognise that is equal to a b 
TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2yOioT5 

I can use a x b is equal to ab 


I can use 4a is equal to a + a + a + a or 4 x a 


I can use y^{2} is equal to y x y 


I can use is equal to a b 


I can put numbers into an algebraic expression and if needed calculate an answer 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2fyAMqN 

I can collect like terms in an algebraic expression 



I can multiply out a number in front of a bracket 
TuitionKit 

I can factorise an algebraic expression by taking out common factors 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2fGIqDf 

I can multiply two expressions 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2wVFchO 

I can factorise x^{2} + bx +c 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2kaUKwR 

I can simplify an algebraic expression 



I can rearrange an algebraic expression to change the subject 
TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2xIeF9q 

I can use and manipulate surds 
TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2wqmvDo 

I can use the laws of indices 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2fyF7dz 

I can use functions 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2xFO3bD 

I can plot and determine coordinate from a graph 



I can plot a line from the expression y = mx + c 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2xSbIVW 

I can identify parallel lines from the expression y = mx + c 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2xSbIVW 

I can determine the expression y = mx + c from a graph 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2xSbIVW 

I can find the gradient of a line 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2wplFGJ 

I can find the intercept of a line 



I can identify roots from a graph 



I can identify intercepts from a graph 



I can identify turning points from a graph 



I can recognise and sketch the graphs for linear functions 



I can recognise and sketch the graphs for quadratic functions 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2yNtzvs 

I can recognise and sketch the graphs for cubic functions 



I can recognise and sketch the graphs for 



I can plot graphs 



I can interpret distancetime graphs 



I can interpret velocitytime graphs 



I can solve an equation 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2yfcxcH 

I can find approximate solutions to an equation from a graph 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2kaJpgj 

I can solve quadratic equations by factorising 



I can solve two simultaneous equations 
TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2x3Yuq0 

I can make equations from a situation given in text 



I can solve linear inequalities and show the answer on a number line 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2xS7Xjj 

I can find terms in a sequence from the n^{th} term 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2x40S07 

I can find the n^{th} term from a sequence 



I can recognise and use square numbers 



I can recognise and use cube numbers 



I can recognise and use triangular numbers 







I can simplify algebraic expression involving fractions 



I can factorise quadratic equations (ax^{2} + bx +c) 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2fFU7d4 

I can use algebra to construct proofs 


I can interpret inverse functions 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2fyD0Gv 

I can interpret composite functions 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2xNOa47 

I can identify perpendicular line from a graph 



I can identify turning points on a graph by completing the square 



I can recognise, sketch and interpret graphs for exponential functions 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2yPqV8y 

I can recognise, sketch and interpret graphs for trigonometric functions (sin, cos and tan) 



I can sketch translations of a functions 



I can sketch transformations of a function 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2yO6Sas 

I can plot and interpret exponential graphs 



I can calculate and estimate the gradients of graphs 



I can calculate and estimate the area under a graph 



I can determine distance from a distance time graph 



I can determine speed from a distance time graph 



I can determine distance from a velocity time graph 



I can determine speed from a velocity time graph 



I can use the equation of a circle to find the equation of a tangent 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2x4Vwww 

I can solve quadratic equations by completing the square 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2yzzi6Y 

I can solve quadratic equations by using the quadratic formula 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2x4WyJb 

I can find approximate solutions to an equation using iteration 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2ygxBiE 

I can solve linear inequalities using a graph 



I can find the n^{th} term for quadratic sequences 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2wpuyAj 