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### Cambridge IGCSE Mathematics 0580

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**WHY CHOOSE THIS SYLLABUS? **

Cambridge IGCSE Mathematics supports learners in building competency, confidence and fluency in their use of

techniques and mathematical understanding. This course helps learners develop a feel for quantity, patterns and

relationships. Learners will develop their reasoning, problem-solving and analytical skills in a variety of abstract and

real-life contexts.

Cambridge IGCSE Mathematics provides a strong foundation of mathematical knowledge for candidates

studying mathematics at a higher level and those who will require mathematics to support skills in other subjects.

The course is designed to allow all candidates to achieve and progress in their mathematical studies.

**ASSESMENT OVERVIEW**

All candidates take two components.

Candidates who have studied the Core syllabus content or who are expected to achieve a grade D or below should

be entered for Paper 1 and Paper 3. These candidates will be eligible for grades C to G.

Candidates who have studied the Extended syllabus content and who are expected to achieve a grade C or above

should be entered for Paper 2 and Paper 4. These candidates will be eligible for grades A* to E.

**DETAILS OF THE ASSESSMENT**

**Core** assessment

Paper 1: Core

- 1 hour, 56 marks
- Candidates answer all questions.
- This paper consists of short-answer questions based on the Core curriculum.
- This is a compulsory component for Core candidates.
- This written paper is an externally set assessment, marked by Cambridge International

Paper 3: Core

- 2 hours, 104 marks
- Candidates answer all questions.
- This paper consists of structured questions based on the Core curriculum.
- This is a compulsory component for Core candidates.
- This written paper is an externally set assessment, marked by Cambridge International.

**Extended** assessment

Paper 2: Extended

- 1 hour, 30 minutes, 70 marks
- Candidates answer all questions.
- This paper consists of short-answer questions based on the Extended curriculum.
- This is a compulsory component for Extended candidates.
- This written paper is an externally set assessment, marked by Cambridge International.

Paper 4: Extended

- 2 hours, 30 minutes, 130 marks
- Candidates answer all questions.
- This paper consists of structured questions based on the Extended curriculum.
- This is a compulsory component for Extended candidates.
- This written paper is an externally set assessment, marked by Cambridge International.

**SUBJECT CONTENT**

- Number
- Algebra and graphs
- Coordinate geometry
- Geometry
- Mensuration
- Trigonometry
- Vectors and transformations
- Probability
- Statistics

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