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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

Course Requirement: A Casio graphics calculator 


  • Internal – 20% mathematical exploration
  • External – 80% examination (three papers – one paper technology free)
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