AS LEVEL MATHEMATICS 9709

Why Choose Cambridge AS Mathematics?

Cambridge International AS and A Level Mathematics is accepted by universities and employers as proof of  mathematical knowledge and understanding. Successful candidates gain lifelong skills, including:
• a deeper understanding of mathematical principles;
• the further development of mathematical skills including the use of applications of mathematics in the context of everyday situations and in other subjects that they may be studying;
• the ability to analyse problems logically, recognising when and how a situation may be represented mathematically;
• the use of mathematics as a means of communication;
• a solid foundation for further study.

How are candidates assessed?

Cambridge International AS Level candidates take:

Paper 1: Pure Mathematics 1 (P1) 1 hour 45 minutes About 10 shorter and longer questions (75 marks weighted at 60% of total)

plus one of the following papers:

Paper 2: Pure Mathematics*

CANNOT BE CARRIED FORWARD

TO A LEVEL 

Paper 4: Mechanics 1  Paper 6: Probability and 
Statistics 1

1 hour 15 minutes
About 7 shorter and longer
questions
50 marks weighted at 40%
of total

1 hour 15 minutes
About 7 shorter and longer
questions
50 marks weighted at 40%
of total

1 hour 15 minutes
About 7 shorter and longer
questions
50 marks weighted at 40%
of total

Aims of COLS AS Mathematics:

To provide a thorough, well-designed study of Mathematics

To provide a worthwhile and engaging educational experience for all students.

For the full aims and assessment objectives of the course, see the full syllabus provided by Cambridge.

Teacher: Garric Freese