Cambridge IGCSE Mathematics supports learners in building competency, confidence and fluency in their use of techniques and mathematical understanding. This course helps learners to 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 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.
- Number • Use numerical skills in a purely mathematical way and in real-life situations.
- Algebra • Use letters as equivalent to numbers and as variables. • Understand the distinction between expressions, equations and formulae. • Use algebra to set up and solve problems. • Demonstrate manipulative skills. • Construct and use graphs.
- Geometry • Use properties of angles. • Understand a range of transformations. • Work within the metric system. • Understand ideas of space and shape. • Use ruler, compasses and protractor appropriately.
- Statistics • Understand basic ideas of statistical averages. • Use a range of statistical techniques. • Use basic ideas of probability.