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A sound understanding of how to find an* equation given a graph* is essential to ensure exam success.

Passing the fast paced Higher Maths course significantly increases your career opportunities by helping you gain a place on a college/university course, apprenticeship or even landing a job. A ‘good’ pass at Higher Maths will set you up well for the AH Maths Course next year should you be interested. Please do your very best to keep on top of your studies.

For students looking for extra help with the Higher Maths course in 2020/21 you may wish to consider subscribing to the fantastic additional * exam focused* resources available in the Online Study Pack.

We hope the resources on this website prove useful and wish you the very best of success with your Higher Maths course in 2020/21.

Please find below:

1. Higher Maths Essential Skills

2. Higher Maths Exam Worksheets by Topic

3. Higher Maths Past & Practice Papers by Topic

4. Higher Maths Past & Practice Papers

5. 40 Non-Calculator Higher Maths Questions & Answers

6. 200 Higher Maths Questions & Answers

7. Practice Exam Papers A to H – Answers Included

8. 264 SQA Exam Multiple Choice Questions & Answers

9. Higher Maths Exam Check Lists

10. About Finding an Equation from a Graph

11. Polynomials & Quadratics – Worksheets

12. Polynomials & Quadratics – Videos, Theory Guides & Mind Maps

13. Old Higher Maths Exam Questions by Topic

14. Higher Maths Text Book Solutions

15. Higher Maths Theory Guides

17. Higher Maths Practice Unit Assessments (Solutions Included)

18. Higher Maths Past Paper Video Solutions

19. Higher Maths Recommended Text Book

20. Exam Focused Online Study Pack – *For students looking for a ‘good’ Pass*

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**1. Higher Maths Essential Skills **

Thanks to Mr Graham Rennie for sharing the excellent resources below.

The Essential Skills Worksheets can be used for general revision, homework, consolidation of a topic or preparation for assessments, tests and exams.

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**2. Higher Maths Exam Worksheets by Topic**

Thanks to the SQA for making these available. The worksheets by topic below are an excellent study resource since they are actual SQA past paper exam questions.

Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all new CfE Higher Maths Questions below are available in the Online Study Pack.

**3. Higher Maths Past & Practice Papers by Topic**

Thanks to the SQA for making these available.

Questions and answers have been split up by topic for ease of reference.

Worked solutions to all questions below available in the Online Study Pack.

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**4. Higher Maths Past & Practice Papers**

Thanks to the SQA for making these available.

Worked solutions to all CfE Higher Papers below available in the Online Study Pack.

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**5. 40 Non-Calculator Higher Maths Questions & Answers**

Thanks to the SQA and author(s) for collating the questions below.

Start with these questions to help build your confidence. Once finished, move onto the * 200 Higher Maths Exam Questions* in the section below checking your answers as you go.

Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all 40 questions below available in the Online Study Pack.

Exam Questions ______________________________________ | Answers ___________________________ |

Whole Booklet for Printing | Answers |

Sheet A - 10 Questions | Answers |

Sheet B - 10 Questions | Answers |

Sheet C - 10 Questions | Answers |

Sheet D - 10 Questions | Answers |

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**6. 200 Higher Maths Questions & Answers**

Thanks to the SQA and author(s) for collating the questions below.

Worked solutions to all 200 questions are available in the Online Study Pack.

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**7. Practice Exam Papers A to H – Answers Included**

Thanks to the SQA and Larkhall Academy for collating the excellent practice exam papers below.

Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to Practice Papers A to E available in the Online Study Pack.

Practice Paper _____________ | Paper 1 __________ | Paper 2 __________ | Papers 1 & 2 ____________ | Answers ___________ | |

Paper A | Paper 1 | Paper 2 | Papers 1 & 2 | HERE | |

Paper B | Paper 1 | Paper 2 | Papers 1 & 2 | HERE | |

Paper C | Paper 1 | Paper 2 | Papers 1 & 2 | HERE | |

Paper D | Paper 1 | Paper 2 | Papers 1 & 2 | HERE | |

Paper E | Paper 1 | Paper 2 | Papers 1 & 2 | HERE | |

Paper F | Paper 1 | Paper 2 | Papers 1 & 2 | HERE | |

Paper G | Paper 1 | Paper 2 | Papers 1 & 2 | HERE | |

Paper H | Paper 1 | Paper 2 | Papers 1 & 2 | HERE |

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**8. 264 SQA Exam Multiple Choice Questions & Answers **

Thanks to the SQA for making these available.

Multiple choice are primarily ‘C’ level questions and an excellent source to start your revision. If stuck, always ask your teacher for help as soon as possible.

Questions __________ | Year ______ | Exam Multiple Choice __________________ | Exam Multiple Choice __________________ | Exam Multiple Choice __________________ |

1 - 20 | 2015 | Questions Only | Questions & Answers | Answers Only |

21 - 40 | 2014 | Questions Only | Questions & Answers | Answers Only |

41 - 60 | 2013 | Questions Only | Questions & Answers | Answers Only |

61 - 80 | 2012 | Questions Only | Questions & Answers | Answers Only |

81 - 100 | 2011 | Questions Only | Questions & Answers | Answers Only |

101 - 120 | 2010 | Questions Only | Questions & Answers | Answers Only |

121 - 264 | Mixed | Questions Only | Questions & Answers | Answers Only |

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**9. Higher Maths Exam Check Lists**

Excellent check lists below to assess your Higher Maths knowledge. Please try to use these regularly for revision prior to tests, prelims and the final exam.

Description ___________________________________________________ | Link ________ | Acknowledgements _________________________ |

Higher Maths Course Description | HERE | |

SQA Higher Maths Exam Formulae List | HERE | Courtesy of SQA |

Check List 1 - Higher Maths Exam Whole Course | HERE | Courtesy of Zeta Maths |

Check List 2 - Higher Maths Formulae List Not Given in Exam | HERE | |

Check List 3 - Higher Maths Exam Whole Course | HERE | |

Check List 4 - Higher Maths Exam Trig Revision Sheet | HERE | |

Check List 5 - One Page Summary Guide Unit 1 (HSN) | HERE | Courtesy of HSN |

Check List 6 - One Page Summary Guide Unit 2 (HSN) | HERE | Courtesy of HSN |

Check List 7 - One Page Summary Guide Unit 3 (HSN) | HERE | Courtesy of HSN |

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**10. About Finding an Equation from a Graph **

Consider the graph of a polynomial below

- If roots a, b & c are given, the above graph will have equation:
*y = k(x – a)(x – b)(x – c)* - If another coordinate (x, y) is given then sub x & y into
*y = k(x – a)(x – b)(x – c)*to find*k* - Substitute
*k*into*y = k(x – a)(x – b)(x – c)*to determine the equation of the polynomial

**11. Polynomials – Worksheets**

Thanks to Mr Graham Rennie and the SQA for sharing the excellent resources below.

Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all worksheets below are available in the Online Study Pack.

Worksheets ________________________ | Topic __________________________________ | Answers ________ | Courtesy _______________________________________________ |

Essential Skills 6 | Quadratic Inequalities | Answers | |

Essential Skills 7 | Completing the Square | Answers | |

Essential Skills 13 | Quadratic Formula (N5 Maths) | Answers | |

Essential Skills 14 | Synthetic Division | Answers | |

Essential Skills 33 | Using the Discriminant | Answers | |

Higher Exam Questions | Polynomials & Quadratics | Answers | |

Worksheet 1 | Completing the Square | Answers | Maths4Everyone.com kindly shared through TES website |

Worksheet 2 | Completing the Square - Advanced | Answers | Maths4Everyone.com kindly shared through TES website |

**12. Polynomials – Videos, Theory Guides & Mind Maps**

Thanks to the authors for sharing the excellent resources below.

Larbert Maths Videos _____________________________ | maths180.com Videos ___________________________ | HSN Theory Guide ________________________________ | Mind Maps _________________________ |

Introduction - Polynomials | Completing the Square | Polynomials & Quadratics Theory (HSN) | Polynomials & Quadratics (HSN) |

Dividing Polynimials | Discriminant | Polynomials | |

Factorising Polynomials | Inequations | Quadratics | |

Factorising Functions from Graphs | Intersection of Parabolas & Lines | Polynomials & Quadratics | |

Finding Unknown Coefficients | Using the Discriminant | ||

Solving Equations | |||

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**13. Old Higher Maths Exam Questions by Topic**

Thanks to the SQA for making these available.

Topic ________ | Topic Name ___________________________ | Link ________ | Notes ___________________ |

Topic 1 | Circles | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 2 | Differentiation | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 3 | Exponentials & Logarithms | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 4 | Functions | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 5 | Further Calculus | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 6 | Graphs of Functions | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 7 | Integration | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 8 | Polynomials | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 9 | Quadratics | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 10 | Recurrence Relations | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 11 | Straight Line | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 12 | Trig Addition Formulae | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 13 | Trig Graphs & Equations | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 14 | Vectors | HERE | Answers Included |

Topic 15 | Wave Function | HERE | Answers Included |

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**14. Higher Maths Text Book Solutions **

Heinemann Higher Maths text book solutions below are courtesy of AHS.

These may prove extremely useful allowing students to progress their knowledge.

Topic ______________ | Topic Name ____________________ | |||||||||||||||||

Topic 1 | Straight Line | 1A | 1B | 1D | 1E | 1F | 1G | 1I | 1K | 1M | 1N | 1O | 1O | |||||

Topic 2 | Functions & Graphs 1 | 2A | 2B | 2C | 2D | 2F | 2G | 2I | ||||||||||

Topic 3 | Functions & Graphs 2 | 3A | 3C | 3K | 3N | 3O | 3P | |||||||||||

Topic 4 | Recurrence | 5A | 5B | 5B | 5C | 5D | 5F | 5H | 5I | |||||||||

Topic 5 | Differentiation | 6A | 6C | 6D | 6E | 6F | 6G | 6H | 6I | 6J | 6L | 6M | 6N | 6O | 6P | 6Q | 6R | 6S |

Topic 6 | Polynomials | 7B | 7C | 7D | 7E | 7F | 7G | 7H | 7I | 7J | ||||||||

Topic 7 | Quadratics | 8C | 8D | 8E | 8F | 8H | 8I | 8J | 8K | |||||||||

Topic 8 | Integration | 9G | 9H | 9I | 9L | 9N | 9P | 9Q | ||||||||||

Topic 9 | Trigonometry | 11B | 11C | 11D | 11E | 11F | 11G | 11H | ||||||||||

Topic 10 | Circles | 12B | 12D | 12F | 12H | 12J | 12K | 12L | ||||||||||

Topic 11 | Vectors | 13A | 13C | 13D | 13E | 13F | 13G | 13I | 13K | 13L | 13M | 13N | 13O | 13P | 13Q | 13R | 13S | 13U |

Topic 12 | Further Calculus | 14B | 14C | 14C | 14E | 14G | 14H | 14I | 14J | 14K | ||||||||

Topic 13 | Exp's & Logs | 15C | 15D | 15E | 15F | 15G | 15H | 15I | 15I | 15J | 15K | 15L | ||||||

Topic 14 | Wave Function | 16A | 16C | 16D | 16E | 16F | 16G | 16H |

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**15. Higher Maths Theory Guides **

Thanks to HSN for making these available.

Theory Guides _________________ | Topic ____________________________________________ | Link _______ |

Theory Guide 1 | All Topics Unit 1 Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 2 | All Topics Unit 1 - One Page Summary Guide (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 3 | All Topics Unit 2 Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 4 | All Topics Unit 2 - One Page Summary Guide (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 5 | All Topics Unit 3 Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 6 | All Topics Unit 3 - One Page Summary Guide (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 7 | All Topics Units 1,2 & 3 Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 8 | Circles Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 9 | Differentiation Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 10 | Exponentials & Logarithms Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 11 | Functions & Graphs Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 12 | Further Calculus Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 13 | Graphs Transformations Theory (Movement & Reflection) | HERE |

Theory Guide 14 | Graphs Transformations Summary Sheet | HERE |

Theory Guide 15 | Integration Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 16 | Polynomials & Quadratics Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 17 | Sequences Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 18 | Straight Line Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 19 | Trigonometry Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 19 | Vectors Theory (HSN) | HERE |

Theory Guide 20 | Wave Function Theory (HSN) | HERE |

**16. Higher Maths Mind Maps**

These will prove an excellent resource in helping you prepare for the final exam.

Mind Map ____________ | Topic ____________________________ | Mind Map ___________ | Topic ____________________________ |

Mind Map 1 | Circle 1 | Mind Map 16 | Polynomials & Quadratics |

Mind Map 2 | Circle 2 | Mind Map 17 | Polynomials |

Mind Map 3 | Composite Functions | Mind Map 18 | Quadratics |

Mind Map 4 | Compound Angle Formula | Mind Map 19 | Recurrence Relations 1 |

Mind Map 5 | Differentiation (Preparation) | Mind Map 20 | Recurrence Relations 2 |

Mind Map 6 | Differentiation 1 | Mind Map 21 | Straight Lines 1 |

Mind Map 7 | Differentiation 2 | Mind Map 22 | Straight Lines 2 |

Mind Map 8 | Differentiation (Further) | Mind Map 23 | Trigonometry 1 |

Mind Map 9 | Functions & Graphs | Mind Map 24 | Trigonometry 2 |

Mind Map 10 | Functions | Mind Map 25 | Vectors 1 |

Mind Map 11 | Integration (Preparation) | Mind Map 26 | Vectors 2 |

Mind Map 12 | Integration 1 | Mind Map 27 | Vectors 3 |

Mind Map 13 | Integration 2 | Mind Map 28 | Wave Function 1 |

Mind Map 14 | Logs & Exponentials 1 | Mind Map 29 | Wave Function 2 |

Mind Map 15 | Logs & Exponentials 2 |

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**17. Higher Maths Practice Unit Assessments (Solutions Included)**

Thanks to the author(s) for providing the excellent resources below.

Unit _________ | Paper ____________ | Acknowledgements _________________________ |

Unit One | Practice A | Courtesy of SPTA |

Unit One | Practice B | Courtesy of SPTA |

Unit Two | Practice A | Courtesy of SPTA |

Unit Two | Practice B | Courtesy of SPTA |

Unit Three | Practice A | Courtesy of SPTA |

Unit Three | Practice B | Courtesy of SPTA |

Unit Four | Practice A | Courtesy of SPTA |

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**18. Higher Maths Past Paper Video Solutions**

Please find below a link to Higher Maths video past paper solutions.

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**19. Higher Maths Recommended Text Book**

Please find below our highly recommended text book which can be ordered by clicking on the link.

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**20. Exam Focused Higher Maths Online Study Pack **

Through step-by-step worked solutions to exam questions available in the Online Study Pack we cover everything you need to know about how to find an* equation given a graph* to pass your final exam.

Passing the fast paced Higher Maths course significantly increases your career opportunities by helping you gain a place on a college/university course, apprenticeship or even landing a job.

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We hope the resources on this website prove useful and wish you the very best of success with your Higher Maths course in 2020/21.

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