# What are the hardest GCSE maths topics?

## What are the hardest GCSE maths topics?

Top 10 GCSE maths topics that we’ve found students struggle with:

• Lowest common multiples and highest common factors.
• Expand and simplify equations in brackets.
• Converting decimals to fractions.
• Finding nth terms.
• Rearranging equations to find the subject.
• Prime factorisation.

## What topics are in GCSE maths calculator?

Number

• BIDMAS (brackets)
• Interpret calculator displays.
• Error intervals.
• Compare fractions, decimals and percentages.
• Fractions and ratio problems.
• Recurring decimal to fraction (prove)
• Reverse fraction of an amount.
• Powers and roots.

## Is a 9 in GCSE maths hard?

While getting a 9 in GCSE Maths is difficult, it is not an impossible achievement. Put in the practice and hard work now and you’ll have a very good chance of nailing it in your exams and getting the grade you’re after.

## How do you get a grade 9 in maths GCSE? ## What topics are in GCSE Maths Non-Calculator?

Here’s our list of GCSE maths non-calculator topics that you may want to spend extra time revising:

• Long multiplication.
• Angles.
• Speed, distance and time.
• Circle theorems.
• Similar shapes.
• Percentages and ratios.
• Stratified sampling.

## What do I need to revise for my calculator?

Nine ways to revise for the GCSE Calculator paper

• Give them what they want. As the old joke asks, what do you call a gorilla with a machine gun? …
• Estimate first. …
• Speaking of triangles… …
• Use the formula sheet. …
• Watch for negatives. …
• Get good at proportions.

## What do I need to revise for maths paper 2? ## Is a grade 7 GOOD?

A grade 7 is fantastic. That’s like an A. If your getting a grade 7 right now then you’ll be fine in your exams in May/June. Just keep revising and doing practice papers/ questions on topics you are struggling in.

## Is a 6 a good grade?

Grade 6 indicates a good level of achievement and will help support progression into higher education and future employment.

## Is 7 a good grade in GCSE?

In general, a grade 7-9 is roughly equivalent to A-A* under the old system, while a grade 4 and above is roughly equivalent to a C and above. Fewer students will receive a grade 9 than would have received an A* under the old grading system.

## Are Maths GCSE hard?

The current GCSE is weaker than some other countries’ exams at stretching our high-attaining students. Looking back to the diagram at the top, you can also see that the new GCSEs (in red and orange) will be a bit more demanding – but they will still not match the pure mathematical complexity of questions elsewhere.

## Is a 9 good in GCSE?

The highest grade is 9, while 1 is the lowest, not including a U (ungraded). Three number grades – 9, 8 and 7 – correspond to the two previous top grades of A* and A. Exams watchdog Ofqual says fewer grade 9s are awarded than A*s, and that anyone who gets a 9 has “performed exceptionally”.

## What age is grade 9 in US?

International Students

Student Age (as of September 1, 2021) American Grade Equivalent