IB Group 5
Analysis and Approaches – Standard Level

Entry Recommendations: Successful completion of Level 2 Mathematics, or Level 1 Mathematics with Excellence/Merit grades in Linear Algebra AS 1.4 and Tables, equations and graphs AS 1.3 and 75% in Algebra Class Test.

Course Outline: This programme is designed to provide a background of mathematical thought and a reasonable level of technical ability for those not wishing to take Mathematics at Higher Level. It is intended to provide a sound mathematical basis for those students planning to pursue many areas of further studies, including Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Technology, Chemistry, Economics and Geography.  It is a programme that contains a wide variety of mathematical topics.

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 paper – one paper technology free)

Group 5 - Mathematics Standard Level