IB GROUP 5
Mathematics
Analysis and Approaches – Higher Level

Entry Recommendations: Successful completion of Level 2 Mathematics, with Merit grades in Algebra AS 2.6 and Calculus AS 2.7

Course Outline: Higher Level Mathematics is designed for candidates with a very good background and ability in Mathematics. Some will study the subject because they have a genuine interest in it and enjoy meeting the challenges and problems it provides; others will study the subject because they need a high level of Mathematics for future studies in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or Technology at tertiary level.

Areas of Study:

  • Number and Algebra

  • Functions 

  • Geometry and Trigonometry

  • Statistics and Probability

  • Calculus

Costs: Approximately $100 for a graphic display calculator and approximately $46 for a revision resource in Year 13.

Assessment:

  • Internal – 20% mathematical exploration
  • External – 80% examination (three papers – one paper technology free)
Group 5 – Mathematics Higher Level