# A Level Algebra and Functions

• Sketching Graphs – A Level Maths Revision
Sketching graphs is a useful skill when you need to check the overall shape of a graph, but don’t need to plot it perfectly. This blog describes sketching graphs of cubic, quartic and reciprocal curves (you should have already learnt …
• The Factor Theorem – A Level Maths Revision
The factor theorem is a quick way to find linear factors of a polynomial. It can be used alongside your preferred method of polynomial division to fully factorise polynomials (we also have a full blog on how to factorise cubics). …
• Algebraic Division – A Level Maths Revision
Algebraic division, or polynomial division, allows you to divide one polynomial expression by another. There are a number of different ways of carrying out algebraic division: Below are some examples using all three of these methods – chose the method …
• Representing Inequalities Graphically – A Level Maths Revision
It is possible to solve linear and quadratic inequalities graphically, using graphs to show the regions that satisfy single or multiple inequalities, as well as algebraically. Consider the two shaded regions below: When drawing inequalities graphically, you can either shade …
• A Level Circles – Maths Revision
Are you looking for info on circles (Maths revision for A level)? We have examples and explanations waiting for you in this blog!
• Stealth Quadratics – A Level Maths Revision
To solve stealth quadratics (or “disguised quadratics”), you begin by making a substitution. This substitution will turn the stealth quadratic into a normal-looking quadratic, which you can then factorise and solve.
• Summer 2023 Exam Dates
The Summer 2023 exam dates have been released and here you’ll find a full, easy-to-read breakdown complete with assistive revision links.
• Solving Inequalities and Set Notation – A Level Maths Revision
This blog explains how to solve inequalities and express your answer using set notation, with worked examples and questions at the end.
• Using the Discriminant to Solve Simultaneous Equations – A Level Maths Revision
At A Level, you need to solve simultaneous equations where one is non-linear. Using the discriminant will help you work out how many solutions there are.
• The Discriminant – A Level Maths Revision
Welcome back there, philomaths! Here, we get serious again with KS5 revision and look at the discriminant in A Level Maths study. Buckle up!
• Indices and Index Laws – A Level Maths Revision
Root your revision in Beyond and this excellent explainer of Indices at A Level. It includes worked questions using specific examples.
• Direct and Inverse Proportion – A Level Maths Revision
Ensure you don’t upset the proportional balance of Maths revision with Beyond and our post on direct and inverse proportion.
• Completing the Square – AS Level Maths
Learn, refresh, and challenge yourself on completing the square at AS Level with this revision-focused post. Includes examples and questions.
• Solving Simultaneous Equations – A Level Maths Revision
Having trouble with simultaneous equations questions? No problem, just relax as we help you with those x and y‘s – whilst you avoid the zzzzzz’s!
• Simplifying Surds – A Level Maths Revision
As you make the vast step up to advanced study in maths, you will need a firm grasp on the fundamentals of simplifying surds. Take a walkthrough with us…