Analysis & Approaches SL Key Concepts

Short Summary Videos for AA SL Students

Topic 1
Number & Algebra
AA SL - Arithmetic Sequences and Series
AA SL - Geometric Sequences and Series
AA SL - Sigma Notation
AA SL - Exponents Laws and Solving Equations
AA SL - Log Laws and Solving Equations
AA SL - The Binomial Theorem
AA SL - Proof by Deduction
Topic 2
AA SL - Domain and Range, Composite, Inverse
AA SL - Transformations of Functions
AA SL - Factorising Quadratic Functions and Equations
AA SL - Completing the Square for Quadratics
AA SL - Discriminant Test for Quadratics
AA SL - Rational Functions, Asymptotes and Graphs
AA SL - Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
AA SL - Sketching Functions with a Calculator
Topic 3
Geometry & Trigonometry
AA SL - Radians, Lengths of Arcs, Areas of Sectors
AA SL - Unit Circle and Trig Ratios
AA SL - Trig Identities
AA SL - Trig Graphs and Circular Functions
AA SL - Solving Trig Functions and Equations
AA SL - Sine and Cosine Rule, Area of a Triangle
AA SL - Degrees vs Radians
Topic 4
Statistics & Probability
AA SL - Mean, Standard Deviation and Variance
AA SL - Bivariate Statistics
AA SL - Venn Diagrams and Probability
AA SL - Conditional Probability
AA SL - Probability Distribution
AA SL - Binomial Distribution
AA SL - Normal Distribution
Topic 5
AA SL - Differentiation Rules
AA SL - Equation of a Tangent
AA SL - Optimization & Calculus Curves
AA SL - Integration Rules
AA SL - Integration by Substitution
AA SL - Kinematics

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What are the AA SL Key Concepts?

The IB Math Analysis & Approaches (AA) SL Key Concepts section is one of the four main features on Revision Village for AA SL students (in addition to Questionbank, Practice Exams and Past Papers). The Key Concepts section includes a carefully planned set of AA SL Exam Revision Videos that students can use to refresh specific concepts (e.g. Completing the Square) that they may have missed or misunderstood in class. The revision videos typically range between 5 and 10 minutes in length and are a short and concise way for students to quickly refresh a concept, before practicing exam questions, either in the Questionbank or Practice Exams section of the Revision Village website.

How should I best use the AA SL Key Concepts?

A great way to improve in mathematics is by practicing lots of questions, but sometimes we forget key pieces of theory. It’s recommended that students use the AA SL Key Concepts in conjunction with solving exam questions. Stuck on a specific question? Go to the Key Concepts section and watch one of the revision videos that recaps the theory. It’s recommended that students then return to the original question and try and solve it again.

Do the AA SL Key Concept videos replace my textbook?

This is not the aim of the AA SL Key Concept section on Revision Village. These videos are short and concise and aim to ‘recap’ the theory, as opposed to teaching and explaining the theory, which is the purpose of textbooks. The AA SL Key Concept section on Revision Village aims to support students’ revision process by providing an easy way to quickly recap the concepts that occur frequently on Analysis and Approaches Standard Level examinations.

Who are the teachers in the AA SL Key Concept videos?

The AA SL Key Concept videos on Revision Village are taught by experienced IB Mathematics teachers and examiners, who are passionate about teaching IB Math AA SL concepts in a simple, intuitive and engaging manner. The team is dedicated to helping each and every student achieve their best possible IB Mathematics grade.

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