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A sound understanding of * Polar Form* is essential to ensure exam success.

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Please find below:

1. AH Maths Past Exam Worksheets by Topic

4. MIA Text Book Questions – Complex Numbers

6. AH Maths Past & Practice Papers

7. AH Maths Past Paper Questions by Topic

8. AH Maths Recommended Text Book

9. Exam Focused Online Study Pack – *For students looking for a ‘good’ Pass*

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**1. AH Maths Past Paper Exam Worksheets by Topic**

Thanks to the SQA for making these available. The worksheets by topic below are an excellent study resource since they are actual SQA past paper exam questions.

Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all SQA Higher Maths Questions below are available in the Online Study Pack.

**2. Links and Exam Formulae
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AH Maths - Home Page Link | HERE |

AH Maths - Whole Course Link | HERE |

AH Maths - Exam Formula List | HERE |

Higher Maths - Exam Formulae List | HERE |

AH Maths - Complete Formula List | HERE |

SQA Full Course Content and Outline | HERE |

**3. Complex Numbers Resources**

Thanks to the author(s) for making these available.

Complex Numbers Theory Guide 1 | HERE |

Complex Numbers Theory Guide 2 | HERE |

Complex Numbers Theory Guide (HSN) | HERE |

**4. MIA Text Book Questions – Complex Numbers**

Recommended questions from the Maths In Action (2nd Edition) by Edward Mullan text book are shown below.

Worked solutions to all questions below are available in the Online Study Pack.

Subtopic _________________________________ | Page Number _____________ | Exercise ______________ | Recommended Questions _________________________ |

Arithmetic with Complex Numbers | Page 207 | Exercise 12.1 | Q1,2,3,6,7,8 |

Division & Square Roots of Complex Nos | Page 209 | Exercise 12.2 | Q1a,b,c,2c,e,3a,b,f,5a,b |

Argand Diagrams | Page 211 | Exercise 12.3 | Q3a,b,d,e,f,i,6a,b,f,7a,b,c |

Multiplying/Dividing in Polar Form | Page 215 | Exercise 12.5 | Q1a,b,f,g |

De Moivre's Theorem | Page 218 | Exercise 12.6 | Q1,2,3a,4g,h,i,j |

Polynomials & Complex Numbers | Page 224 | Exercise 12.8 | Q2a,d,3a,b,4,5,6a,b |

Loci on the Complex Plane | Page 213 | Exercise 12.4 | Q1a,b,d,f,j,3a,b,4a,b,c |

Expanding Trig Formula | Page 219 | Exercise 12.6 | Q5,6,7a |

Roots of a Complex Number | Page 222 | Exercise 12.7 | Q2a,b,c,d,e,f,1a(i) |

**5. About Polar Form
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For a more detailed explanation, please first read the Theory Guides above.

Polar form is writing complex numbers in a different way.

z = x + iy can also be written as:

z = rcosΘ + irsinΘ

z = r(cosΘ + isinΘ) is referred to as the **polar form** of z

**Exam Question**

**Source: SQA AH Maths Paper 2016 Question 8**

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**6. AH Maths Past & Practice Papers**

Thanks to the SQA for making these available.

Worked solutions to SQA Exam Questions available in the Online Study Pack.

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2019 | AH Specimen | Specimen | Marking Scheme |

2019 | Advanced Higher | Exam Paper | Marking Scheme |

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2017 | Advanced Higher | Exam Paper | Marking Scheme |

2016 | Advanced Higher | Exam Paper | Marking Scheme |

2016 | AH Specimen | Specimen | Marking Scheme |

2016 | AH Exemplar | Exemplar | Marking Scheme |

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2001 | Advanced Higher | Exam Paper | Marking Scheme |

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**7. AH Maths Past Paper Questions by Topic**

Worked solutions to SQA Exam Questions available in the Online Study Pack.

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**8. ****AH Maths Text Book – Maths In Action (2nd Edition) by Edward Mullan **

A fully revised course for the new Curriculum for Excellence examination that is designed to fully support the course’s new structure and unit assessment. A part of the highly regarded Maths in Action series, it provides students with a familiar, clear and carefully structured learning experience that encourages them to build confidence and understanding.

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**9. Exam focused Online Study Pack
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Through step-by-step worked solutions to exam questions available in the Online Study Pack we cover everything you need to know about * Polar Form* to pass your final exam.

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