# Cambridge IGCSE Mathematics - Additional (US)

Cambridge IGCSE Additional Mathematics is accepted by universities and employers as proof of essential mathematical knowledge and ability. The Additional Mathematics syllabus builds on the skills and knowledge developed in the Cambridge IGCSE Mathematics (US) (0444) syllabus.

Successful Cambridge IGCSE Additional Mathematics candidates gain lifelong skills, including:

the further development of mathematical concepts and principles the extension of mathematical skills and their use in more advanced techniques an ability to solve problems, present solutions logically, and interpret results a solid foundation for further study. We recommend that candidates who are beginning this course should have previously studied Cambridge IGCSE Mathematics (US)

**Goals of the Course**

The goals are to enable students to-

• Consolidate and extend their elementary mathematical skills, and use these in the context of more advanced techniques

• Further develop their knowledge of mathematical concepts and principles, and use this knowledge for problem solving

• Appreciate the interconnectedness of mathematical knowledge

• Acquire a suitable foundation in mathematics for further study in the subject or in mathematics-related subjects

• Devise mathematical arguments and use and present them precisely and logically

• Integrate information technology (IT) to enhance the mathematical experience

• Develop the confidence to apply their mathematical skills and knowledge in appropriate situations

• Develop creativity and perseverance in the approach to problem solving

• Derive enjoyment and satisfaction from engaging in mathematical pursuits, and gain an appreciation of the beauty, power, and usefulness of mathematics.

**Syllabus**

- Number
- Algebra
- Functions
- Geometry
- Transformations and Vectors
- Coordinate Geometry
- Trigonometry
- Probability
- Statistics

**Objectives of Assessments**

Candidates should be able to-

• Recall and use manipulative techniques

• Interpret and use mathematical data, symbols, and terminology

• Comprehend numerical, algebraic, and spatial concepts and relationships

• Recognize the appropriate mathematical procedure for a given situation

• Formulate problems into mathematical terms and select and apply appropriate techniques of solution

**Assessment**

**Paper 1**

2 hours

Weightage- 50%

80 marks

Candidates answer all questions

Scientific calculators are required

Externally assessed

**Paper 2**

2 hours

Weightage- 50%

80 marks

Candidates answer all questions

Scientific calculators are required

Externally assessed

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