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
Geometry and Trigonometry
Statistics and Probability
Costs: Approximately $100 for a graphic display calculator and approximately $46 for a revision resource in Year 13.
Internal – 20% mathematical exploration
External – 80% examination (two paper – one paper technology free)