Dear Learners,

Find below the details pertaining to the first term assessment due in October 2018.

Curriculum details:

1)Arithmetic sequences and series; sum of finite

arithmetic series; geometric sequences and

series; sum of finite and infinite geometric

series.

2)Exponents and logarithms.

Laws of exponents; laws of logarithms.

Change of base.

3)Counting principles, including permutations

and combinations.

The binomial theorem:

expansion of (*a *+ *b*)*n *, *n*∈ .

4)Complex numbers: the number i = −1 ; the

terms real part, imaginary part, conjugate,

modulus and argument.

Cartesian form *z *= *a *+ i*b *.

Sums, products and quotients of complex

numbers.

Conjugate roots of polynomial equations with

real coefficients.

5)Solutions of systems of linear equations (a

maximum of three equations in three

unknowns), including cases where there is a

unique solution, an infinity of solutions or no

solution.

In addition to the few selected concepts of Unit 1 Algebra. Entire **Unit 2: Functions and equations** as well will for a part of the first term curriculum.

Details regarding types of paper and duration of each one:

Paper 1 (Non GDC based paper)(Total Marks :60)

Paper 1 constitutes 2 sections .

Section A (30 Marks )contains short response based questions, all the answers needs to be represented in the question paper itself.

Section B(30 Marks) contains extended response based questions and needs to be written in a separate sheet provided by the invigilators.

Duration for paper 1: 70 minutes only.

Paper 2 (GDC based paper) (Total Marks :60)

Paper 2 constitutes 2 sections.

Section A (30 Marks) contains short response-based questions, all the answers needs to be represented in the question paper itself.

Section B(30 Marks) contains extended response based questions and needs to be written in a separate sheet provided by the invigilators.

Duration for paper 2: 70 minutes only.

Regards,

Kinjal Morkhia.