In each chapter the theory sections are followed by a number of worked examples
which are typical of, and lead to the questions in the exercises. By reading the
theory sections and following the worked examples, the reader should be able to
make considerable progress with the exercise that follows. After the
introductory vector work, each chapter closes with a comprehensive selection of
recent examination questions, allowing the student to evaluate and apply the
skills learnt in the preparatory sections. These exercises are carefully graded,
progressing to some quite demanding questions at the end.
We are grateful to the following examination boards for permission to use their
questions specimen questions are denoted by spec. the answers provided for these
questions are the sole responsibility of the authors.
University of examinations and Assessment Council ULEAC.
University of Cambridge Local examinations syndicate UCLES.
University of Oxford delegacy of local examinations UODLE.
Oxford and Cambridge Schools examination Board OCSEB.
Midland examining Group MEG.
Associated examining board AEB.
Welsh Joint education committee WJEC.
Northern Ireland Council for his curriculum examinations and assessment NICCEA.
Southern Universities Joint Board SUJB.
Finally, we wish to acknowledge the help of four experienced teachers who helped
with the writing of the new text: Julian Berry Bloxham School , Dr Dominic
Jordan University of Keele. Robert Smedley Liverpool Hope University College.
And Garry Wiseman Radley College. Special thanks are due to Garry Wiseman, who
also played a central editorial role in melding the new and existing material