THE BENEFITS OF STUDYING CAMBRIDGE IGCSE ADDITIONAL MATHS
Cambridge IGCSE Additional Mathematics is accepted by universities and employers as proof of essential mathematical knowledge and ability. The Additional Mathematics syllabus is intended for high ability candidates who have achieved Grade A*, A or B in their GCSE or IGCSE Maths examination or are likely to do so. Successful Cambridge IGCSE Additional Mathematics candidates gain lifelong skills, including:
- The further development of mathematical concepts and principles
- The extension of mathematical skills and their use in more advanced techniques
- An ability to solve problems, present solutions logically and interpret results
- A solid foundation for further study
KEY TOPICS COVERED IN THE COURSE
- Functions & Quadratic functions
- Equations, inequalities and graphs
- Indices and surds
- Factors of polynomials & simultaneous equations
- Logarithmic and exponential functions
- Straight line graphs & circular measure
- Permutations and combinations
- Series & Vectors in two dimensions
- Differentiation and integration
PRIOR REQUIREMENTS/HOURS OF STUDY
Candidates must either have achieved grades A*, A or B in a GCSE or IGCSE Maths exam
OR have achieved an average of 85% in the first four assignments of our IGCSE Extended Maths before being accepted onto the course.
You should allow up to 150 hours study time to complete the course plus additional time to complete the assignments.
THE SYLLABUS AND THE EXAM
This course will prepare you for Cambridge IGCSE Additional Maths 0606.
The exam comprises two written papers which are externally assessed. Each paper is 2 hours long and is worth 50% of th overall grade.
Grades A* to E will be available for candidates who achieve the required standard. Since there is no Core Curriculum for this syllabus, Grades F and G will not be available. Therefore, candidates who do not achieve the minimum mark for Grade E will be unclassified.