Grade 11 – Math HL – Second term examination details

Grade 11 – Math HL – Second term examination details

Dear students,

Please refer the following details for second term Math HL exams, April 2017 :

1. Syllabus component :

Unit 1 – Algebra
(a) Sequences and Series
(b) The Binomial Theorem
(c) Exponents and Logarithms
(d) Proof by Mathematical Induction

Unit 2 – Entire Functions and equations

Unit 4 – Vectors
(a) Basic concepts of vectors
(b) Scalar product of two vectors
(c) The angle between two vectors, perpendicular and parallel vectors
(d) Vector equation of a line in two and three dimensions.The angle between two lines.
(e) Coincident, parallel, intersecting and skew lines; distinguishing between these cases.Points of intersection.

Unit 5 – Statistics and Probability
All concepts except Normal distribution

Unit 6 – Calculus
(a) The limit concepts
(b) Continuity and convergence
(c) The first principle of differentiations
(d) Tangent and normal lines to the curves
(e) The second and higher order derivatives
(d) Simple rules of differentiation , product rule, quotient rule, chain rule for composite functions
(e) Related rates of change
(f) Implicit differentiation
(g) Identification of increasing and decreasing functions

2. Assessment component :

(i) Paper 1 (2 hours)
No calculator allowed. (100 marks)
Section A
Compulsory short-response questions based on the core syllabus.
Section B
Compulsory extended-response questions based on the core syllabus.

(ii) Paper 2 (2 hours)
Graphic display calculator required. (100 marks)
Section A
Compulsory short-response questions based on the core syllabus.
Section B
Compulsory extended-response questions based on the core syllabus.

Regards,
Krishna Shethji

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