IB Math Studies Standard Level (SL)

Mathematical Studies is designed for students who come from a variety of backgrounds and differentiated abilities. This course is intended for students who plan to pursue studies outside the areas of mathematics and science. Students will enter the course with successful completion of Intermediate Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II. Students will complete the project and take practice exams in preparation for the IB exam in May of senior year. Tri 1: One and two variable statistics, sequences and series of numbers, and financial mathematics, working on the internal assessment. Tri 2: Right triangle trigonometry, sine and cosine rules, sets and Venn diagrams, probability and quadratic algebra and its applications. Tri 3: Introduction to calculus and applications of calculus and logic, and preparation for the IB Math Studies Exam. This course prepares students for IB SL 1.