IB Math Bridge Course

The IB Maths Bridge Course provides students with a smooth transition from their previous mathematics studies.


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Course Concept

The IB Maths Bridge Course is designed to provide students with a smooth transition from their previous mathematics studies to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Mathematics curriculum. It is typically offered to students who have not completed the necessary prerequisites or who need additional support to meet the demands of the IB Maths program. It is divided in:

  • Reviewing prerequisite knowledge: The course will review essential mathematical concepts and skills from previous grade levels or pre-IB courses. This includes topics such as algebra, functions, geometry, and basic calculus.
  • Introducing IB Maths topics: The course may introduce students to some of the core topics covered in the IB Maths curriculum. This allows students to gain exposure to the upcoming material and become familiar with the expectations and requirements of the IB Maths program.
  • Developing problem-solving strategies: The course focuses on enhancing students' problem-solving abilities. Students will learn various problem-solving techniques and strategies to tackle mathematical challenges effectively.
  • Strengthening mathematical reasoning: The course aims to develop students' mathematical reasoning skills. Students will engage in activities and exercises that encourage logical thinking, analysis, and justification of mathematical ideas.
  • Building confidence and study skills: The IB Maths Bridge Course aims to boost students' confidence in their mathematical abilities. It also emphasizes the development of effective study habits and time management skills necessary for success in the IB Maths program.
  • Individualized support: The course may provide individualized attention and support to address specific areas of weakness or areas where students need additional help. This can include personalized instruction, extra practice materials, or one-on-one tutoring.

IB Math Bridge Course

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1. Quadratics





  • Solving Quadratics Equations By Factorisation
  • Completing The Square 
  • The Quadratic Formula 
  • Solving Simultaneous Equations (One Linear And Quadratic)
  • Solving More Complex Quadratic Equations 
  • Maximum And Minimum Values Of A Quadratic Functions 
  • Solving Quadratic Inequalities 
  • The Number Of Roots Of Quadratic Equations 
  • Intersection Of A Line And A Quadratic Curve
2. Functions





  • Definition Of A Functions 
  • Composite Functions 
  • Inverse Functions 
  • The Graph Of A Functions And Its Inverse 
  • Transformations Of Functions 
  • Reflections 
  • Stretches 
  • Combined Transformations
3. Coordinate Geometry





  • Length Of A Line Segment And Midpoint 
  • Parallel And Perpendicular Lines 
  • Equations Of Straight Lines
  • The Equation Of A Circle
4. Circular Measures





  • Radians 
  • Length Of An Arc 
  • Area Of A Sector
5. Trigonometry





  • Angles Between 0 To 90 
  • The General Definition Of An Angle 
  • Trigonometric Ratios Of General Angles 
  • Graphs Of Trigonometric Functions 
  • Trigonometric  Equations 
  • Trigonometric Identities 
  • Further Trigonometric Equations
6. Series





  • Binomial Expansion Of (A+B)N
  • Binomial Coefficients 
  • Arithmetic Progressions 
  • Geometric Progressions 
  • Infinite Geometric Series 
  • Further Arithmetic And Geometric Series
7. Differentiation





  • Derivatives And Gradient Functions 
  • The Chain Rule 
  • Tangent And Normals 
  • Second Derivatives
8. Further Differentiation





  • Increasing And Decreasing Functions 
  • Stationary Points 
  • Practical Minimum And Maximum Problems 
  • Practical Applications Of Connected Rates Of Change
9. Integration





  • Integration As The Reverse Of Differentiation
  • Finding The Constant Of Integration 
  • Integration Of Expression Of The Form 
  • Future Indefinite Integration 
  • Definite Integration 
  • Area Under A Curve 
  • Area Bounded By A Curve And A Line Or By Two 
  • Improper Integrals 
  • Volumes Of Revolution

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