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A few recent developments warrant mentioning ..

STANDARD 2 DEVELOPMENTS

  • N3 Critical Paths: database continues to grow with almost 2 hours of questions now available in this area.
  • N3 Flow Networks and Minimum Cuts: significant increase in database. Targeted examples that require students to illustrate the flow capacity of a network.
  • M7 Rates and Ratios: supplementary database beefed up and topic area is now split into “Rates” and “Ratio and Scale”.

STANDARD 2 … “Combinations” within S2 Relative Frequency and Probability

  • We acknowledge this area has lost its specific syllabus dot points as previously existed in the Gen2 syllabus (p.96).
  • Notwithstanding the above, we see scope for this area in the broad language of certain dot points in the current syllabus.
  • Further, p.10 of the official topic guidance (albeit a secondary source) suggests explicit investigations of combinations in class work.
  • Finally, conceptual knowledge of combinations helps students interrogate arrays and certain tree diagram probability concepts in our view.
  • OUR STANCE – pure combinations questions will be represented in the database with a reduced emphasis.

EXAM CREATION

We have fielded a significant number of requests to create an “Exam” template for schools that might want to create professional looking exams for mid-terms, trails etc…

We’re on it!

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