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Preparing for Year 12

Worksheets to practice the maths skills students will need for Physics A-level

Practical Skills samples

Assorted exercises taken from Practical Skills for Physics A-level: Practice Exercises

 

Preparing for Year 12 

5 worksheets covering maths skills for Physics A-level, with full worked solutions 

  • 2 sheets on rearranging (range of difficulty levels) 

  • 3 sheets on trigonometry (1 standard, 2 extension) 

Zip file containing 2 pdfs:

  • 1 colour, 5 pages (worksheets) 

  • 1 black and white, 16 pages (solutions) 

 

Practical Skills samples

10 practice questions with full worked solutions 

Write down the correct readings for the micrometers shown. 

Pdf, black and white, 2 pages 

10 practice questions with full worked solutions 

Write down the correct reading for each of the digital measuring instruments shown. Use the manufacturer's tolerance to include the absolute uncertainty of the reading. 

Pdf, black and white, 2 pages 

10 practice questions with full worked solutions 

Each graph shows results from the standard practical to find the emf and internal resistance of a cell. Find the emf and internal resistance for each graph. 

Pdf, black and white, 2 pages 

10 practice questions with full worked solutions 

Decide if each graph shows exponential decay or not. 

Pdf, black and white, 3 pages 

10 practice questions with full worked solutions 

Decide if each graph suggests a systematic error in the student's results. 

Pdf, black and white, 4 pages 

10 practice questions with full worked solutions 

Find the equation of each line and use it to predict a value beyond the range of the graph. 

Pdf, black and white, 2 pages