Dear parents and students,

Please find below the details of the syllabus of International Mathematics – Core (0607) for the 1st Term examination of 2017-2018.

Topics Included:

Year 2 Topics:

1) Probability

2) Statistics

3) Functions

Year 1 topics:

4) Set Theory (from Grade- 9 curriculum)

5) Quadratic Equations (from Grade- 9 curriculum)

6) Sequences (from Grade- 9 curriculum)

7) Trigonometry & Bearings (from Grade- 9 curriculum)

8) Circle Theorem (from Grade- 9 curriculum)

Note: Apart from your Haese and Harris publication book, you can practice/solve questions from past year papers of IGCSE. There will be 3 papers in International Mathematics – Core exam:

1. Paper 1 – 45 minutes

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.

40 marks: 25% of assessment

2. Paper 3 – 1 hour 45 minutes

11–15 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 described on Page 9 in syllabus guide.

96 marks: 60% of assessment

3. Paper 5 – 1 hour

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.

24 marks: 15% of assessment

Total marks: 160 marks: 100% of assessment

Other points to be noted:

All the instructions will be available on the cover page of the question booklet. Please read those instructions before attempting the paper.

Entire paper is to be written in the space provided in question booklet. No additional graphs or supplementary will be provided.

Formula list will be provided in the question paper of Paper – 1 and Paper – 3.

All the resources related to graph needs to be carried by you. Sharing of GDC/any resources during the examination will not be allowed.

Thanks and Regards,

Grade – 10 Math Team.