Group 5 Subjects

Mathematics HL

All topics are compulsory. Students must study all the sub-topics in each of the topics in the syllabus as listed below. Students are also required to be familiar with the topics listed as Background Knowledge (Topics 1 to 6). If Optional syllabus content is selected, students must study all the sub-topics in Topics 7 to 10 as listed below. Click on the + icon to view more information.

Topics

Topics for the Mathematics HL course are as follows:

Topic 1 : Algebra
Topic 2 : Functions and equations
Topic 3 : Circular functions and trigonometry
Topic 4 : Vectors
Topic 5 : Statistics and probability
Topic 6 : Calculus
Topic 7 : Statistics and probability
Topic 8 : Sets, relations and groups
Topic 9 : Calculus
Topic 10: Discrete mathematics
 

Assessment

Internal assessment in Mathematics HL is an individual mathematical exploration. This is a piece of written work that involves investigating an area of mathematics. Assessment for the Mathematics HL course is as follows:

ComponentDescriptionWeighting
Paper 1 (2 hours)
No calculator allowed
(120 marks)
Section A: Compulsory short-response questions based on the whole syllabus.
Section B: Compulsory extended-response questions based on the whole syllabus.
30%
Paper 2 (2 hours)
Graphic display calculator required
(120 marks)
Section A : Compulsory short-response questions based on the whole syllabus.
Section B : Compulsory extended-response questions based on the whole syllabus.
30%
Paper 3 ( 1 hour)
Graphic display calculator required
(60 marks)
Compulsory extended-response questions based mainly on the syllabus options.20%
Internal assessmentThis component is internally assessed by the teacher and externally moderated by IB at the end of the course.20%
 
 

Mathematics SL

All topics are compulsory. Students must study all the sub-topics in each of the topics in the syllabus as listed below. Students are also required to be familiar with the topics listed as Background Knowledge.

Topics

Topics for the Mathematics SL course are as follows:

Topic 1 : Algebra
Topic 2 : Functions and equations
Topic 3 : Circular functions and trigonometry
Topic 4 : Vectors
Topic 5 : Statistics and probability
Topic 6 : Calculus
 

Assessment

Internal assessment in Mathematics SL is an individual mathematical exploration. This is a piece of written work that involves investigating an area of mathematics. Assessment for the Mathematics SL course is as follows:

ComponentDescriptionWeighting
Paper 1 (1 hour 30 mins)
No calculator allowed
(90 marks)
Section A: Compulsory short-response questions based on the whole syllabus.
Section B: Compulsory extended-response questions based on the whole syllabus.
40%
Paper 2 (1 hour 30 mins)
Graphic display calculator required
(90 marks)
Section A : Compulsory short-response questions based on the whole syllabus.
Section B : Compulsory extended-response questions based on the whole syllabus.
40%
Internal assessmentThis component is internally assessed by the teacher and externally moderated by IB at the end of the course.20%
 
 

IB Mathematical Studies SL

All topics are compulsory. Students must study all the sub-topics in each of the topics in the syllabus as listed below. Students are also required to be familiar with the topics listed as Background Knowledge.

Topics

Topics for the IB Mathematics Studies SL course are as follows:

Topic 1 : Number and Algebra
Topic 2 : Sets, Logic and Probability
Topic 3: Functions
Topic 4 : Geometry and Trigonometry
Topic 5 : Statistics
Topic 6 : Introduction to Differential Calculus
Topic 7 : Financial Mathematics
 
Internal assessment in Mathematical Studies is an individual mathematical investigation. This is a piece of written work that involves investigating an area of mathematics, using concepts, terminologies and notations taught within the course to investigate real life problems and draw conclusions based on their findings. Assessment for the IB Mathematics Studies SL course is as follows:
 

Assessment

Internal assessment in Mathematical Studies is an individual mathematical investigation. This is a piece of written work that involves investigating an area of mathematics, using concepts, terminologies and notations taught within the course to investigate real life problems and draw conclusions based on their findings.

ComponentDescriptionWeighting
Paper 1 (1 hour 30 mins)
No calculator allowed
(90 marks)
Section A: Compulsory short-response questions (15) based on the whole syllabus.
Section B: Compulsory extended-response questions based on the whole syllabus.
40%
Paper 2 (1 hour 30 mins)
Graphic display calculator required
(90 marks)
Section A : Compulsory short-response questions (5) based on the whole syllabus.
Section B : Compulsory extended-response questions based on the whole syllabus.
40%
Internal assessmentThis component is internally assessed by the teacher and externally moderated by IB at the end of the course.20%