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.

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Problem of the Day11 October 2019

There are currently 396 problems (198 SL + 198 HL) with more problems added every week. There are separate pages for the...
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Ladder around a corner problem19 September 2019

This a problem often encountered in some upper secondary and university level mathematics textbooks. It asks what is the...
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Challenge Problems19 September 2019

Here you will find a miscellaneous collection of problems that require some amount of insight and problem solving skills....
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syllabus items - 4 Qs21 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...
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Trigonometry Proof 110 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 Circle10 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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