IB Mathematics Applications and Interpretations SL 12

Course Outline

This course recognizes the increasing role that mathematics and technology play in a diverse range of fields in a data-rich world.  The meaning of math in context is emphasized through the study of topics that are often used as applications or in mathematical modelling.

The course syllabus includes the topics of number and algebra, functions, geometry and trigonometry, statistics and probability, and calculus.

The final grade comprises an external component of 80 percent and an internal component of 20 percent. The internal component (20 percent) is a piece of written work based on an individual Math Exploration on a topic chosen by the student. The external component (80 percent) is a final examination made up of one paper of short-response questions and one paper of extended-response questions. Technology is allowed for both papers.

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