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### Cambridge IGCSE Mathematics International 0607

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**WHY CHOOSE THIS SYLLABUS? **

Cambridge IGCSE International Mathematics provides a strong foundation of mathematical knowledge both for candidates studying mathematics at a higher level and those who will require mathematics to support skills in other subjects. The course is tiered to allow all candidates to achieve and progress in their mathematical studies.

**ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW**

- All candidates take three components. Candidates will be eligible for grades A* to G.

- Candidates who have studied the Core syllabus content, or who are expected to achieve grade D or below, should be entered for Paper 1, Paper 3 and Paper 5. These candidates will be eligible for grades C to G.

- Candidates who have studied the Extended syllabus content, or who are expected to achieve grade C or above, should be entered for Paper 2, Paper 4 and Paper 6. These candidates will be eligible for grades A* to E.

- Candidates should have a graphic display calculator for Papers 3, 4, 5 and 6

**DETAILS OF THE ASSESSMENT**

Paper 1 (Core)

- 45 minutes, 40 marks

- Candidates answer all questions.

- This paper consists of short-answer questions based on the Core curriculum.

- Calculators are not permitted.

- The paper is designed to assess knowledge and use of mathematical skills and methods.

- Any part of the syllabus content may be tested in this paper but questions will focus on concepts which can be assessed without access to a calculator.

- This is a compulsory component for Core candidates.

- This written paper is an externally set assessment, marked by Cambridge International.

Paper 3 (Core)

- 1 hour 45 minutes, 96 marks

- Candidates answer all questions.

- This paper consists of 11–15 structured questions based on the Core curriculum.

- Graphic display calculators are required.

- Some of the questions will assess the use of the graphic display calculator functions described on page 6.

- This is a compulsory component for Core candidates.

- This written paper is an externally set assessment, marked by Cambridge International.

Paper 5 (Core)

- 1 hour 10 minutes, 36 marks

- Candidates answer all questions.

- This paper consists of an investigative task based on the Core curriculum.

- Graphic display calculators are required.

- Candidates are assessed on their ability to investigate and solve a more open-ended problem.

- Clear communication and full reasoning are especially important and mark schemes reflect this.

- This is a compulsory component for Core candidates.

- This written paper is an externally set assessment, marked by Cambridge International.

Paper 2 (Extended)

- 45 minutes, 40 marks

- Candidates answer all questions.

- This paper consists of short-answer questions based on the Extended curriculum.

- Calculators are not permitted.

- The paper is designed to assess knowledge and use of mathematical skills and methods.

- Any part of the syllabus content may be tested in this paper but questions will focus on concepts which can be assessed without access to a calculator.

- 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 15 minutes, 120 marks

- Candidates answer all questions.

- This paper consists of 11–15 structured questions based on the Extended curriculum.

- Graphic display calculators are required.

- Some of the questions will assess the use of the graphic display calculator functions described on page 6.

- This is a compulsory component for Extended candidates.

- This written paper is an externally set assessment, marked by Cambridge International.

Paper 6 Investigation and modelling (Extended)

- 1 hour 40 minutes, 60 marks

- Candidates answer all questions.

- This paper consists of one investigation task and one modelling task based on the Extended curriculum.

- Graphic display calculators are required.

- Candidates are assessed on their ability to investigate, model, and solve more open-ended problems.

- Clear communication and full reasoning are especially important and mark schemes reflect this.

- This is a compulsory component for Extended candidates.

- This written paper is an externally set assessment, marked by Cambridge International.

**SUBJECT CONTENT**

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

**SOURCE**

www.cambridgeinternational.org