# IB Math AA SL - Key Concepts

In the IB Math Analysis & Approaches (AA) SL Key Concepts section, you will find summary videos that will help you review the most important concepts and skills necessary for success. They are ideal for a quick refresher before tackling questions in the Revision Village Questionbank or Practice Exams sections of the website.

Topic 1

## Number & Algebra

Arithmetic Sequences & Series

8 minutes

Geometric Sequences & Series

11 minutes

Sigma Notation

5 minutes

Exponent Laws & Solving Equations

9 minutes

Log Laws & Solving Equations

11 minutes

The Binomial Theorem

11 minutes

Proof by Deduction

7 minutes

Topic 2

## Functions

Domain & Range, Composite, Inverse

12 minutes

Transformations of Functions

9 minutes

Factorising Quadratic Functions & Equations

11 minutes

Completing the Square (Quadratics)

6 minutes

Discriminant Test (Quadratics)

7 minutes

Rational Functions, Asymptotes & Graphs

9 minutes

Exponential & Logarithmic Functions

5 minutes

Sketching Functions with a Calculator

5 minutes

Topic 3

## Geometry & Trigonometry

Radians, Length of Arc, Area of Sector

4 minutes

Unit Circle & Trigonometric Ratios

8 minutes

Trig Identities

5 minutes

Trig Graphs & Circular Functions

8 minutes

Solving Trigonometric Functions & Equations

7 minutes

Sine & Cosine Rule, Area of a Triangle

10 minutes

Degrees v Radians

3 minutes

Topic 4

## Statistics & Probability

Mean, Standard Deviation & Variance

8 minutes

Bivariate Statistics

10 minutes

Venn Diagrams & Probability

7 minutes

Conditional Probability

6 minutes

Probability Distribution

7 minutes

Binomial Distribution

8 minutes

Normal Distribution

8 minutes

Topic 5

## Calculus

Differentiation Rules

11 minutes

Equation of a Tangent

4 minutes

Optimization & Calculus Curves

10 minutes

Integration Rules

9 minutes

Integration by Substitution

8 minutes

Kinematics

9 minutes

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Frequently Asked Questions

## 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.

### More IB Math AA SL Resources

## Questionbank

All the questions you could need! Sorted by topic and arranged by difficulty, with mark schemes and video solutions for every question.

## Practice Exams

Choose your revision tool! Contains topic quizzes for focused study, Revision Village mock exams covering the whole syllabus, and the revision ladder to precisely target your learning.

## Key Concepts

Helpful refreshers summarizing exactly what you need to know about the most important concepts covered in the course.

## Past Papers

Full worked solutions to all past paper questions, taught by experienced IB instructors.