1. AIMS OF THE SYLLABUS
The aims of the syllabus are to test candidates’:
(1) mathematical competency and computational skills;
(2) understanding of mathematical concepts and their relationship to the acquisition of entrepreneurial skills for everyday living in the global world;
(3) ability to translate problems into mathematical language and solve them using appropriate methods;
(4) ability to be accurate to a degree relevant to the problem at hand;
(5) logical, abstract and precise thinking.
This syllabus is not intended to be used as a teaching syllabus. Teachers are advised to use their own National teaching syllabuses or curricular for that purpose.
1. EXAMINATION SCHEME
There will be two papers, Papers 1 and 2, both of which must be taken.
PAPER 1: will consist of fifty multiple-choice objective questions, drawn from the common areas of the syllabus, to be answered in 1½ hours for 50 marks.
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