 ## GCSE Maths Topics

What are the topics in GCSE maths? Find out what topics you will need to study to pass your GCSE maths exam.

## GCSE Maths Topics

The examining bodies who offer GCSE Maths include; AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CCEA and WJEC. The topics covered by each examining body may vary so please check which examining body you are using.

## AQA, Edexcel & OCR GCSE Maths Topics

AQA, Edexcel and OCR have the same GCSE Maths Topic List.

## Number

• Whole numbers
• Decimals
• Converting between fractions, decimals and percentages
• Approximation
• Fractions
• Multiples and factors
• Laws of indices
• Standard form
• Surds
• Financial mathematics

## Algebra

• Algebraic expressions
• Algebraic formulae
• Solving linear equations
• Solving simultaneous equations
• Inequalities
• Sequences
• Straight line graphs
• Other graphs
• Transformation of curves
• Algebraic fractions
• Using and interpreting graphs

## Ratio, proportion and rates of change

• Ratio in context
• Percentages
• Direct and inverse proportion

## Geometry and measure

• Angles, lines and polygons
• Loci and constructions
• 2-dimensional shapes
• 3-dimensional shapes
• Circles, sectors and arcs
• Circle theorems
• Transformations
• Pythagoras’ theorem
• Units of measure
• Trigonometry
• Vectors

• Probability

## Statistics

• Collecting data
• Representing data
• Analysing data

## Problem solving

• Number problems
• Graphical problems
• Geometric problems
• Algebraic problems
• Statistical problems

## Number

• Whole numbers
• Decimals
• Fractions
• Percentages
• Converting decimals, fractions and percentages
• Approximation and estimation
• Multiples, factors, powers and roots
• Standard form
• Surds
• Personal, household and business finance
• Foreign money and exchange rates
• Binary
• Ratio in context
• Algebraic expressions
• Algebraic formulae
• Law of indices
• Solving linear equations
• Solving simultaneous equations
• Trail and improvement
• Inequalities
• Sequences
• Straight line graphs
• Using and interpreting graphs
• Equations of circles
• Proportion and graphs
• Problemsolving in number, algebra and graphs

## Geometry and measure

• Angles
• 2-dimentional shapes
• 3-dimentional shapes
• Circles, sectors and arcs
• Units of measures
• Timetables and schedules
• Pythagoras’ theorem
• Trigonometry
• Circle theorems
• Maps and scale drawings
• Bearings
• Polygons
• Transformations
• Congruent and similar shapes
• Constructions and loci
• Solving geometric problems

## Handling data

• Collecting data
• Analysing data
• Representing data
• Probability
• Solving statistical problems

## Number

• Prime factors
• Index notation
• Venn diagrams
• Standard form
• Ratio
• Approximate measurements
• Mathematical terminology

## Algebra

• Equations of lines
• Equations of curves
• Basic alegbra
• Equations and formulae
• Factorising
• Sequences
• Functions
• Inequalities
• Simultaeous equations

## Geometry and measure

• Sector, segment and arc
• Loci and constructions
• Polygons
• Circles
• Transformations

## Statistics

• Histograms
• Probability
• Further probability