• 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

circle 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.

circle 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 Day 22 August 2019

There are currently 376 problems (188 SL + 188 HL) with more problems added every week. There are separate pages for the...


syllabus items - 4 Qs 21 August 2017

This site contains 36 separate secondary pages (i.e. 'level 2' pages) which cover all of the Maths SL syllabus and the Maths...


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


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...

Problem of the Month 2 December 2018

Take a look at my first Problem of the Month for the month of November 2018 to get an idea of the kind of problem, and solution,...

Exams 26 October 2017

DetailsExternal assessment (written exams) contributes 80% to the final grade that a student earns for either Maths HL or...

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