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WJEC AS Maths Statistics S1: Study and Rev Guide (LEGACY SPEC)

Author(s): Stephen Doyle, edited by Dr Howard Thomas

awarding body: WJEC

level: AS

isbn: 978-1-908682-17-8

subject: Mathematics



"Fantastic resource.  What a great revision aid."

 Endorsed by WJEC and written by the bestselling author Stephen Doyle and edited by Dr Howard Thomas, former Senior Examiner for a major awarding body.  This study and revision guide provides complete support for students studying WJEC AS Mathematics Statistics S1 for the very first time.  Each book contains a range of features designed to support students in their studies AND help them prepare for their final exams.


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Study support:

Essential underpinning notes provide all the knowledge required for exam success

Detailed explanations within numerous examples help students understand the thinking behind each step and consolidate learning

Test yourself questions help practice and reinforce knowledge on each topic

Examiner pointers focus students on how to use and apply what they have learnt to aid exam success

Revision support:

Questions of sufficient complexity are included throughout to give students thorough exam practice

Examination-style questions further test and reinforce knowledge, skills and understanding in preparation for the exams

Q&A section provide past exam questions with student answers and examiner commentaries

Grade Boosts give hints and tips for refining exam technique and avoiding common mistakes

Summaries provide a visual prompt for remembering key results and techniques


Part One: Knowledge and Understanding

Statistics 1 (S1) Contents

1. Probability
2. Discrete probability distributions
3. The Binomial and Poisson distributions
4. Continuous probability distributions

Part Two:  Exam Practice and Technique

How the questions are set
How the answers are marked
Exam performance advice

About the authors:

Stephen Doyle is an experienced Mathematics teacher, examiner and bestselling author with over 30 years experience.  He has taught in a variety of schools and colleges and has written and contributed to numerous books and other learning resources.

Dr Howard Thomas has many years of experience as Principal Examiner for A Level Mathematics for a major awarding body.  An experienced author and editor, Howard recently retired from teaching at Cardiff Sixth Form College.