# Syllabus content at a glance

## Theme or Topic

1. Number

2. Set language and notation

3. Squares, square roots, cubes and cube roots

4. Directed numbers

5. Vulgar and decimal fractions and percentages

6. Ordering

7. Standard form

8. The four operations

9. Estimation

10. Limits of accuracy

11. Ratio, proportion, rate

12. Percentages

13. Use of an electronic calculator

14. Time

15. Money

16. Personal and small business finance

17. Algebraic representation and formulae

18. Algebraic manipulation

19. Indices

20. Solutions of equations and inequalities

21. Graphical representation of inequalities

22. Sequences

23. Variation

24. Graphs in practical situations

25. Graphs of functions

26. Function notation

27. Coordinate geometry

28. Geometrical terms

29. Geometrical constructions

30. Similarity and congruence

31. Symmetry

32. Angles

33. Loci

34. Measures

35. Mensuration

36. Trigonometry

37. Vectors in two dimensions

38. Matrices

39. Transformations

40. Probability

41. Categorical, numerical and grouped data

42. Statistical diagrams

# Assessment at a glance

Each paper may contain questions on any part of the syllabus and questions may assess more than one

topic.

**Paper 1**

2 hours

Paper 1 has approximately 25 short answer questions.

Candidates should show all working in the spaces provided on the question paper. Essential working

must be shown for full marks to be awarded.

No calculators are allowed for this paper.

80 marks

This paper will be weighted at 50% of the total qualification.

**Paper 2**

2 hours 30 minutes

Paper 2 has approximately 11 structured questions. Candidates should answer all questions.

Electronic calculators may be used and candidates should have access to a calculator for this

paper.

Candidates should show all working in the spaces provided on the question paper. Essential working

must be shown for full marks to be awarded.

100 marks

This paper will be weighted at 50% of the total qualification.