IB group 5
Applications and Interpretation – Standard Level

Entry Recommendations: Successful completion of Level 1 Mathematics, with Merit grades in Linear Agebra AS 1.4 and Tables, equations and graphs AS 1.3.

Course Outline: This programme is designed to provide a realistic Mathematics course for students with varied backgrounds and abilities. The skills needed to cope with the mathematical demands of a technological society are developed and emphasis is placed on the application of Mathematics to real life situations. The course is not intended for students likely to need Mathematics for the pursuit of further qualifications.

Areas of Study:

  • Number and Algebra

  • Functions

  • Geometry and Trigonometry

  • Statistics and Probability

  • Calculus

Costs: Approximately $100 for a Casio graphics calculator (if not already owned).


Internal – 20% mathematical exploration
External – 80% examination (two papers)

Group 5 - Mathematical Studies