The following is the syllabus for International Mathematics (Core) Mock Examination Ã¢â‚¬â€œ March 2017 :
- Transformations Ã‚Â in two dimensions ( Notation: Directed line segment in column vector form may be asked )
- Co-ordinate Geometry
Ã‚Â Paper Component details Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Ã‚Â IM CoreÃ‚Â :
- Paper 1:Ã‚Â 45 minutes Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 40 marks Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 25% weightage
Short response questions. No calculators are permitted. Designed to assess knowledge and use of basic skills and methods. Any part of the syllabus content may be present in this paper but questions will focus on concepts which can be assessed without access to a calculator.
- Paper 3:Ã‚Â 1 hour 45 minutes Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 96 marks Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 60% weightage
11Ã¢â‚¬â€œ15 medium to extended response questions. A graphics calculator is required. Any area of the syllabus may be assessed. Some of the questions will particularly assess the use of the graphics calculator functions .
- Paper 5:Ã‚Â 1 Hour Ã‚Â Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 24 marks Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 15% weightage
One investigation question. A graphics calculator is required. Any area of the syllabus may be assessed. Candidates are assessed on their ability to investigate and solve a more open-ended problem. Clear communication and full reasoning are especially important and mark schemes reflect this. The time allowance given for this paper allows students to explore and communicate their ideas fully.