Cambridge International AS and A Level Mathematics: Pure Mathematics 2 and 3 Revised Edition Coursebook


Qualification:Cambridge AS and A Level
Author(s):Hugh Neill, Douglas Quadling, Julian Gilbey

Cambridge AS and A Level Mathematics is a revised series to ensure full syllabus coverage.


This coursebook has been revised and updated to ensure that it meets the requirements for the Pure Mathematics 2 and 3 (P2 and P3) units of Cambridge AS and A Level Mathematics (9709). Additional materials have been added to sections on logarithmic and exponential functions, the derivative of tan x and vectors. All of the review questions have been updated to reflect changes in the style of questions asked in the course.


  • Reviewed and revised content to ensure most up-to-date syllabus coverage.
  • Full endorsement from Cambridge International Examinations.
  • Fully updated review questions to better reflect the type of questioning in the AS and A Level Mathematics qualification.
  • Redesigned materials to keep content engaging.
  • Learning objectives at the start of each chapter.
  • Clear, narrative explanation of mathematical concepts, terminology and notation, with results and procedures appearing in boxes for easy reference.
  • Stimulating worked examples that take a step-by-step approach to problem solving.
  • Revision exercises and practice exam papers are featured throughout.


1. Polynomials
2. The modulus function
3. Exponential and logarithmic functions
4. Differentiating exponentials and logarithms
5. Trigonometry
6. Differentiating trigonometric functions
Revision exercise 1
7. Differentiating products
8. Solving equations numerically
9. The trapezium rule
10. Parametric equations
11. Curves defined implicitly
Revision exercise 2
Practice exam-style papers for P2
12. Vectors: lines in two and three dimensions
13. Vectors: planes in three dimensions
14. The binomial expansion
15. Rational functions
16. Complex numbers
17. Complex numbers in polar form
18. Integration
19. Differential equations
Revision exercise 3
Practice exam-style papers for P3

Additional information

Weight 0.85 kg
Dimensions 21.8 × 27.5 × 1.5 cm