# Assessment

- Covers both
**External Assessment**(written exams - 80%) and**Internal Assessment**(Student Exploration - 20%) - complete, original
**Mock Exams**(Paper 1 & Paper 2) for HL and SL with full**markschemes** **multi-unit cumulative exams**with each covering a significant portion (but not all) of the syllabus - with full**solution keys**- comprehensive set of 33
**tips for students**on taking Math HL & SL exams - full details for the
**Internal Assessment**component (**Exploration**) - comprehensive advice on
**managing the Exploration**with students - more than 200
**ideas & topics for Explorations** - a set of
**Sample Explorations**with comments & notes

Assessments for Maths HL & Maths SL consist of written **exams **(external assessment) and a single internal assessment (IA) task. Maths HL has three written exams and SL has two written exams. The IA task for both HL & SL is an **exploration **(6-12 page report) researched and written during a period of a few weeks.

The exams contribute 80% and the exploration is 20% of a student's final overall score for both Maths HL & Maths SL.

## Selected Pages

### Problem of the Week 8 April 2021

skip to the Problem of the Week list belowTo me, a 'problem' is a question for which it is not clear how to begin a solution....

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### Trigonometry Proof 1 10 April 2016

download document with problem and proof on second page Trig Proof1 with solution v2click on 'eye' to see proof

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### 3 Circles Inside a Circle 10 April 2016

Problem:The three smaller interior blue circles are congruent, tangent to each other and tangent to the larger exterior...

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### Start-of-Course Assessment 23 August 2020

It is very important to design some lessons at the start of the first year to gather information and insights as to whether...

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### IA - Exploration 24 December 2019

The Internal Assessment (IA) requirement for both Maths-Analysis & Approaches (SL & HL) is for students to write a paper...

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