GCSE 9-1 Maths TRICKY Exam Paper (Grade 7+)

GCSE 9-1 Maths TRICKY Exam Paper (Grade 7+)

A GCSE Maths exam paper which is designed to be more challenging than your average GCSE Maths paper and is aimed at students who are aiming for grades 7/8 or 9 (MODEL SOLUTIONS ARE ALSO INCLUDED) And as a thank you for downloading this I will email you another resource for free :) There are 15 questions with a total of 60 marks and it can be used as either an exam paper for revision or as a worksheet in class or on your own to tackle trickier grade7-9 questions. The questions have been picked from topics such as: Circles and the equation of the centre and finding the radius Surds and Rationalising The Quadratic formula Completing the Square Quadratic & Geometric series Algebraic Proofs Quadratic Inequalities Transformations of graphs Functions I hope this resource is helpful for you in your studies, If there are any questions or emails regarding the questions and paper please leave me a message/comment and i’ll get to it ASAP. Please be sure to leave a review and feedback as it helps me improve my resources!
alastairj123
GCSE Maths 9-1 Exam Tips And Revision Help! (GRADE 7-9)

GCSE Maths 9-1 Exam Tips And Revision Help! (GRADE 7-9)

This is a revision sheet/exam helpsheet aimed at students aiming for grade between 7 to 9 and to help push grade 6 students to a 7. The sheet alone won’t magically push their grades up but features examples for certain topics and things to remember during the exam and other information regarding certain formulae that has to be remembered and the grade boundaries and what to aim for. Certain topics covered: Surds and Rationalising Algebraic Fractions Quadratic Sequences Geometric Sequences Circles Algebraic Proofs Completing the square and finding the turning point I hope this revision sheet will be useful for you in your study or for any students doing their GCSE’s PLEASE review and leave me feedback if you do download my sheet! If you notice any mistakes please contact me and i’ll amend anything ASAP.
alastairj123
GCSE Maths 9-1 Practise Paper 2H

GCSE Maths 9-1 Practise Paper 2H

A GCSE Maths paper designed to help you practise like a full exam by following the typical exam style and design. This paper features questions on topics such as: Surds and rationalising Simultaneous Equations Inequalities (Linear and Quadratic) Compound Interest Perpendicular Lines and Gradients Expanding Triple Brackets Pythagoras Theorem Indices Ratios I hope this is helpful in your exam practise, Paper 1 and 3 will be available soon also! Feel free to use in classrooms as extra practise if needed or as a private tutor, I would appreciate any feedback and rating my paper if you found it useful!
alastairj123
Pythagoras with Surds

Pythagoras with Surds

A worksheet looking at using surds with Pythagoras’ Theorem. Aimed at a higher ability class as the later questions can be tricky.
Calmac4
Lesson to introduce and simplify surds

Lesson to introduce and simplify surds

Full lesson on Promethean software, for teaching simplifying surds, including: -differentiated learning objectives -key words -slides containing examples for use when teaching the content differentiated questioning
ginastanley
Simplifying Surds - Connect 4

Simplifying Surds - Connect 4

A exercise in simplifying Surds in the form of a connect four game. I’m using it on iPads with my current class and asking them to change the boxes to their chosen colours but could be printed, laminated and used with counters. I always find with older students we are sometimes too content driven and wanted something a bit more fun for my S4 class. This could easily be adapted to any topic or the numbers changed to make it easier or harder as appropriate for the students in front of you.
Calmac4
Multiple Choice combined the first 15

Multiple Choice combined the first 15

15 little activities for AFL, revision, starter or a plenary. Works well with mini whiteboards and adaptable to voting systems Aimed at KS3 and KS4 although some topics do go to KS5 especially if you have a resit group all are available as individual resources, Have uploaded them here to save finding and separate downloads. Topics covered include Surds, expanding brackets, factorising, equation of a line, sequences, quadratic sequences, completing the square, solving equations, solving quadratic equations , using discriminants and others. hope you find it useful please leave feedback let me know if you would like one making for a particular topic (I have plenty more lined up) thanks
commuter
Number: Surds and Reasoning Exam Questions

Number: Surds and Reasoning Exam Questions

These are exam questions on reasoning with a lot involving surds. I predominantly use these for either homework or revision. Do view my excellent lessons on surds. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/number-surds-bundle-perfect-for-year-ks4-and-ks5-11470484 NOTE: Feel free to browse my shop for more excellent free and premium resources, and as always please rate and feedback, thank you.
ajf43
Surds Matching Cards

Surds Matching Cards

Matching cards activity of simplifying surds. Students to match original surd to a multiplication sum made of two surds to it’s final simplified version.
douggie_b
Surds

Surds

Fantastic presentation/lesson on surds with fun activities! Includes a worksheet.
GlobalLessons
Application of surds in context

Application of surds in context

Full lesson on Promethean software, for teaching application of surds in context, including: -differentiated learning objectives -key words -slides containing examples for use when teaching the content differentiated questioning Pupils choose questions to attempt from the printout and work through confident in the knowledge that their answer should match with one of the answers on slide 8.
ginastanley
Algebra: Forming and Solving Equations (+ resources) - aiming at levels 7 - 9

Algebra: Forming and Solving Equations (+ resources) - aiming at levels 7 - 9

This is a whole lesson looking at forming and solving equations. It is specifically designed for more able classes who are looking to tackle some of the harder elements of the higher tier. 14 slides + resources. The lesson includes: a starter learning objectives key words lots of examples and excellent teaching slides looking at different examples questions for use with MWB a collection of exam questions and worksheet with worked ANSWERS plenary NOTE: Feel free to browse my shop for more excellent free and premium resources and as always please rate and feedback thank you.
ajf43
Simplifying SURDS with colouring

Simplifying SURDS with colouring

Another resource created to be used at the end of the topic or at the end of term for those more gentle lessons. Includes, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing SURDS. Open to feedback and suggestions :)
rb1962
Regular Polygon Area Problems

Regular Polygon Area Problems

This is a problem solving activity/worksheet that tests multiple levels of understanding related to the topic of area of regular polygons. They are high-level problems to test the most able, although a hint/formula sheet is included to help “differentiate down”. Also included is a differentiated/scaffolded sheet to help break the questions down, too for lower ability. Overall use of surds, Pythagoras Theorem and area formula for polygons are tested. Answers are provided in both surd format and to 2 decimals places.
SolutionsEducation
GCSE 9-1 Number Questions (Bundle)

GCSE 9-1 Number Questions (Bundle)

These carefully selected compilations of exam questions have fully-worked solutions designed for students to go through at home, saving valuable time in class. Click 👉 tes.com/…/Exam Question Bundles… to download the other four bundles.<hr>I usually print these questions as an A5 booklet and issue them in class or give them out as a homework. I also make them available for a student who wants to do focused independent study on a topic.<hr>👍If you like this resource, then please rate it and/or leave a comment💬. If the rate-resource button on this page doesn’t work, then go to your ratings page by clicking 👉 www.tes.com/…/rate-resources…
Maths4Everyone
Surds

Surds

Lots of questions on surds for students to try. Answers are at the bottom. Please let me know if you like it.
RAGMaths
Surds worksheet no 4 (with solutions)

Surds worksheet no 4 (with solutions)

A worksheet on simplifying expressions with surds. Detailed solutions are provided. Good for GCSE/IGCSE students. From https://placeformath.blogspot.com/p/worksheet-shop.html
math_w
Surds topic

Surds topic

4 full lessons 1 homework lesson 1 - introduction to surds lesson 2 - simplifying surds lesson 3 - rationalising the denominator lesson 4 - conjugate rationalising the denominator Please review and follow For more resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/osmith25
osmith25
Surds Homework

Surds Homework

Homework includes: Title, name, due date Questions Challenge questions Problem solver Exam style questions -Solutions for all Please review and follow For more resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/osmith25
osmith25
Rationalising the denominator lesson

Rationalising the denominator lesson

Lesson includes Title, date, objective, success criteria, key words Starter Discussion task Definitions and examples AfL whiteboards Codebreaker worksheet with solution Accessible for lower ability and challenge high ability Plenary FUSE Homework included (title, name, due date, questions, challenge, problem solver, exam style questions, solutions) Please review and follow For more resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/osmith25
osmith25
Conjugate rationalising the denominator lesson

Conjugate rationalising the denominator lesson

Lesson includes Title, date, objective, success criteria, key words Starter Discussion task Definitions and examples AfL quick fire questions AfL true or false AfL misconceptions questions Chilli challenge questions Accessible for lower ability and challenge high ability Plenary FUSE Please leave a review For more resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/osmith25
osmith25
Complete Series of Surds lessons - 4 Whole lessons

Complete Series of Surds lessons - 4 Whole lessons

4-part series of Surds lessons, taking pupils from Intorduction to rationalising using the conjugate. Fully differentiated and animated, with answers. Will save you a huge amount of time. Lessons have worked very well with a range of different classes. Lesson 1 - Intorduction to Surds Lesson 2 - Simplifying Surds Lesson 3 - Rationalising Surds Lesson 4 - Rationalsing using the conjugate Let me know what you think.
nhardee1
Simplifying surds lesson

Simplifying surds lesson

Lesson includes Title, date, objective, success criteria, key words Starter Discussion task Definitions and examples AfL quick fire questions AfL whiteboard Escape room activity Accessible for lower ability and challenge high ability Plenary FUSE Please leave a review For more resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/osmith25
osmith25
Escape room simplifying surds

Escape room simplifying surds

Escape room activity Navigate through several questions increasing in difficulty. Multiplying, dividing and simplifying surd questions. Please leave a review and follow For more resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/osmith25
osmith25
Rationalizing Imaginary Denominators Color by Number

Rationalizing Imaginary Denominators Color by Number

With this activity, students will simplify expressions by rationalizing imaginary denominators and then color the picture with the color indicated to reveal a beautiful, colorful mandala! As an added bonus, the final products make fabulous classroom decor! This activity is an excellent resource for sub plans, enrichment/reinforcement, early finishers, and extra practice with some fun. It is especially useful for end-of-year practice, spiral review, and motivated practice when students are exhausted from standardized testing or mentally “checked out” before a long break (hello summer!). Teachers and students alike enjoy motivating activities, so engage your students today with these fun coloring activities!
charlotte_james615
Simplifying Radicals (Advanced) Color by Number

Simplifying Radicals (Advanced) Color by Number

With this activity, students will simplify radicals and then color their answers on the picture according to the directions to reveal a beautiful, colorful mandala! As an added bonus, the final products make fabulous classroom decor! This activity is an excellent resource for sub plans, enrichment/reinforcement, early finishers, and extra practice with some fun. It is especially useful for end-of-year practice, spiral review, and motivated practice when students are exhausted from standardized testing or mentally “checked out” before a long break (hello summer!). Teachers and students alike enjoy motivating activities, so engage your students today with these fun coloring activities!
charlotte_james615
Cluedo - Number

Cluedo - Number

Adapted resource from @danwalker (https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/algebra-cluedo-6339269) Two version of Cluedo based on number topics including FDP, ratio, error intervals, surds, etc. Foundation and Higher
lj9g08
Number bundle! (Fractions, indices, HCF, LCM, decimals, probability, ratio, surds)

Number bundle! (Fractions, indices, HCF, LCM, decimals, probability, ratio, surds)

All my number resources in one handy place! £14 when sold separately, but only £11 when bought as a bundle!  21% saving! Please feel to browse the individual resources in my shop for more info on each. The bundle includes ready to go lessons, with: Starters, Animated examples and Differentiated questions with answers! Bundle includes lessons on: Adding and subtracting fractions, HCF, LCM and prime decomposition, Introduction to standard form, New GCSE 9-1 Number test and review, Place Value, Ordering decimals, ±x/ with positive and negative numbers, Introduction to probability, Mutually exclusive and sample space diagrams, Relative frequency, Venn diagrams, Tree diagrams, Introduction to ratio and proportion, Direct proportion using unitary method, Direct and inverse proportion using unitary method, Dividing amount into a given ratio, Direct proportion with constant k, Introduction to inverse proportion using k. Calculate and simplify surds, Rationalising the denominator, Expand brackets with surds. All these lessons will keep you going for weeks! I really hope this bundle helps your planning and work/life balance. Thanks =]
stephigittins
Multiple choice 3 - Simplifying surds

Multiple choice 3 - Simplifying surds

Ideal for a mini whiteboard activity or for a voting activity. 12 multiple choice questions on simplifying surds. Aimes at KS4 and stronger KS3. All solutions given in the presentation. Would work well as a short activity or a recap activity. please leave feedback
commuter