# Mathematics Higher Level Topic 9 - Option: Calculus

Paul Fannon, Vesna Kadelburg, Ben Woolley and Stephen Ward

This title forms part of the completely new Mathematics for the IB Diploma series. This highly illustrated book covers topic 9 of the IB Diploma Higher Level Mathematics syllabus, the optional topic Calculus. It is also for use with the further mathematics course.

Based on the new group 5 aims, the progressive approach encourages cumulative learning. Features include: a dedicated chapter exclusively for mixed examination practice; plenty of worked examples; questions colour-coded according to grade; exam-style questions; feature boxes throughout of exam hints and tips.

*Mathematics Higher Level Topic 9 - Option: Calculus *is a fantastic guide to the material in this option, no matter which book is being used to cover the core material.

For students studying either the mathematics higher level course or further mathematics, this book covers all the material in the Calculus option (option number 9) in print. This highly illustrated book is based on the new group 5 aims forms part of the completely new Mathematics for the IB Diploma series, Cambridge's comprehensive coverage of IB diploma mathematics for then 2012 SL and HL courses. Features include: a sections of mixed examination questions; plenty of worked examples; questions colour-coded according to grade; exam-style questions; feature boxes of hints and tips. Written to specifically cover the new IB Higher Level option in Calculus, it is a fantastic guide to the material in this option, no matter which book is being used to cover the core material.

The IB Diploma is split into six 'Groups' from which students must take six subjects - one from each of Groups 1-5 and then a further subject from either Group 6 or another from Groups 1-5. Cambridge University Press publish resources for Groups 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and Theory of Knowledge.

*Mathematics Higher Level Topic 9 - Option: Calculus *forms part of Group 5 - Mathematics and Computer Science.

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**Vesna Kadelburg** is a teacher at the Stephen Perse Foundation (IB school of the year 2010/11). She has six years’ experience of teaching IB Mathematics at all levels. Whilst Head of Mathematics at Mander Portman Woodward College, she taught A Levels for all boards. She has represented both England and Serbia in international mathematics competitions and currently trains the UK mathematics team.

**Ben Woolley** is a teacher at the Stephen Perse Foundation (IB school of the year 2010/11). He has four years’ experience of teaching IB Mathematics and A Level (OCR). He has a background in epidemiology and is a qualified vet!

**Stephen Ward** is currently Head of Sixth Form at Lancing College in West Sussex where he is also responsible for the Gifted and Talented Programme for Mathematics. He has 6 years experience of teaching A Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics (Edexcel and OCR) and as well as an undergraduate and Masters degree in Mathematics he also has a background in Educational research and Economics

**Paul Fannon** has been teaching Mathematics for twelve years – first at Cambridge University, then Sevenoaks School then the Stephen Perse Foundation where he helped introduce the IB. The Stephen Perse Foundation went on to become Sunday Times IB School of the Year 2010 and 2013. With his author team, Paul has now written nine textbooks with CUP – the IB Higher Level and Standard Level core textbooks, four option books and three revision guides.

Read what he has written on our blog: I Think Therefor IB - Critical Thinking in Mathematics Examinations

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**Very good examples and accurate answers to exercises**

This book gives a detailed introduction to the concepts involved in Topic 9 of the IB HL syllabus. Examples are carefully chosen with useful exam hints. Answers to exercises ate accurate with only occasional errors.

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