Author(s): Sue Chandler, Linda Bostock
The Nelson Mathematics for Cambridge International AS & A Level series is tailored to the needs of A and AS level students of the latest 9709 syllabus. Developed by a team of experienced examiners and international authors, it provides comprehensive coverage for this syllabus and effective preparation for the Cambridge exams. The Nelson Pure Mathematics 2 and 3 for Cambridge International A Level text is designed for students taking the P2 and P3 exam papers. It provides introductions to topics and step-by-step worked examples to aid students in their understanding of the course material. Regular summaries of formulae and key pieces of information help students to revise. Numerous exercises provide opportunities to practice learning and to embed and develop skills. Students are well equipped to reach their full potential, with practice exam papers providing opportunities for effective exam preparation.
1. Algebra ; 2. Logarithms ; 3. Exponential and logarithmic functions ; 4. The modulus function ; 5. Differentiation 1 ; Summary 1 ; 6. Trigonometric identities ; 7. Differentiation of trigonometric functions ; 8. Implicit and parametric functions ; 9. Integration 1 ; 10. Numerical solutions of equations ; Summary 2 ; 11. Partial fractions and binomial theorem P3 only ; 12. Integration 2 P3 only ; 13. Differential equations P3 only ; 14. Vectors P3 only ; 15. Complex numbers P3 only ; Summary P3 only ; List of formulae ; P2 Sample examination papers ; P3 Sample examination papers ; Answers