Mathematics Study & Revision Guides

 

Our International Baccalaureate (IB) Mathematics Revision Guides are designed to help students in their revision and cover the whole syllabus for all IBDP courses including separate guides for each HL option.

The guides contain numerous worked examples, questions and self-tests, and for HL and SL provide coverage of non-calculator as well as calculator techniques.

Our Mathematics guides are valid for 2017 exams and onwards.

 

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Using the TI-Series Calculators in IB Mathematics 3rd Edition (SL/HL)
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  • Author: Andy Kemp, Ian Lucas | 3 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-68-5
  • This Guide provides a step-by-step approach to the key functions of the TI-84 series and TI-Nspire calculators, for SL and HL Mathematics and Mathematical Studies.

    Coverage includes:

    • Using calculators to solve exam-style problems
    • Clear explanations of important calculator functions
    • Calculator programming 

    Key features:

    • Practice questions and answers
    • Clearly presented and annotated diagrams
    • Guidance on which calculators comply with IB regulations
       
  • About the Authors

    Andy has taught Mathematics since 2004, and is currently Head of Mathematics and Director of Digital Strategy at Taunton School where he teaches the IB Higher Level course. 

    Ian is a Maths teacher with nearly 40 years’ experience. He has been involved with IB teaching from its earliest days. He is a regular teacher at OSC Spring Revision Courses and Summer Schools.

Mathematical Studies 3rd Edition (SL)
£20.00
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  • Author: Ian Lucas | 3 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-57-9
  • Written specifically for your IBDP Mathematics SL course, this Guide will reinforce your understanding of the topics and help you to prepare for your exams.

    Coverage includes:

    • A review of all Mathematical Studies topics
    • Advice on how to apply your learning to an exam context
    • Guidance when to use a calculator

    Key features:

    • Exam-style practice questions throughout
    • Topic-based practice questions to reinforce essential skills
    • Answers for all question types to check progress
    • Dedicated section on maximising exam marks
  • About the Author

    Ian is a Maths teacher with nearly 40 years’ experience. He has been involved with IB teaching from its earliest days. He is a regular teacher at OSC Spring Revision Courses and Summer Schools.

Mathematics HL 3rd Edition
£23.00
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  • Author: Ian Lucas | 3 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-55-5
  • Written specifically for your IBDP Mathematics HL course, this Guide will reinforce your understanding of the core topics and help you to prepare for your exams.

    Coverage includes:

    • A review of all core HL topics
    • Advice on how to apply your learning to an exam context
    • Guidance on calculator use and non-calculator techniques

    Key features:

    • Exam-style practice questions throughout
    • Topic-based practice questions to reinforce essential skills
    • Answers for all question types to check progress 
    • Dedicated sections on assessments and how to maximise exam marks
       
  • About the Author

    Ian is a Maths teacher with nearly 40 years’ experience. He has been involved with IB teaching from its earliest days. He is a regular teacher at OSC Spring Revision Courses and Summer Schools.

Mathematics Calculus 2nd Edition (HL)
£9.00
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  • Author: Wendy Stevens | 2 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-61-6
  • This Guide supports study and revision for IBDP Mathematics HL Paper 3, for students planning to answer questions on Topic 9 Option: Calculus.

    Coverage includes:

    • A review of syllabus content relating to HL calculus
    • Summaries of essential topic information 
    • Concise definitions of important concepts
    • Guidance on improving exam performance

    Key features:

    • Worked examples to demonstrate how to solve exam problems
    • Practice questions to test understanding
    • Margin boxes with key points, hints, and tips
    • Clearly presented and explained equation sequences
       
  • About the Author

    Wendy has been teaching Maths for over 25 years and has taught regularly on OSC's Spring Revision courses and Summer Schools since 2001.

Mathematics Option: Discrete Mathematics 2nd Edition (HL)
£8.50
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  • Author: Peter Gray | 2 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-62-3
  • This Guide supports study and revision for IBDP Mathematics HL Paper 3, for students planning to answer questions on Topic 10 Option: Discrete Mathematics.

    Coverage includes:

    • A review of key aspects of the syllabus
    • How to apply mathematical concepts to exam-style questions
    • Concise definitions of mathematical terminology
    • Guidance on boosting exam performance

    Key features:

    • Worked examples to demonstrate how to solve exam problems
    • Practice questions to test understanding
    • Margin boxes with key points, hints, and tips
    • Clearly presented equations, diagrams, and tables
  • About the Author

    Peter has taught IB Mathematics for over 20 years. In addition, he teaches regularly on the OSC IBDP Spring Revision Courses and Summer Schools.

Mathematics Option: Sets, Relations and Groups (HL)
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  • Author: Peter Gray | 2 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-60-9
  • This Guide supports study and revision for IBDP Mathematics HL Paper 3, for students planning to answer questions on Topic 8 Option: Sets, Relations, and Groups.

    Coverage includes:

    • A review of key aspects of the syllabus relating to abstract algebra
    • How to apply mathematical concepts to exam-style questions
    • Concise definitions of important concepts, laws, theorems, and proofs
    • Guidance on boosting exam performance

    Key features:

    • Worked examples to demonstrate how to solve exam problems
    • Practice questions to test understanding
    • Margin boxes with key points, hints, and tips
    • Clearly presented equations, diagrams, and tables

     

  • About the Author

    Peter has taught IB Mathematics for over 20 years. In addition, he teaches regularly on the OSC IBDP Spring Revision Courses and Summer Schools.

Mathematics Option: Statistics and Probability 2nd Edition (HL)
£8.50
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  • Author: Peter Gray | 2 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-59-3
  • This Guide supports study and revision for IBDP Mathematics HL Paper 3, for students planning to answer questions on Topic 7 Option: Statistics and Probability.

    Coverage includes:

    • A review of key aspects of the syllabus
    • How to apply mathematical concepts to exam-style questions
    • Concise definitions of mathematical terminology
    • Guidance on boosting exam performance
    • How to perform operations using a TI-84 calculator

    Key features:

    • Worked examples to demonstrate how to solve exam problems
    • Practice questions to test understanding
    • Margin boxes with key points, hints, and tips
    • Clearly presented equations, diagrams, and tables
  • About the Author

    Peter has taught IB Mathematics for over 20 years. In addition, he teaches regularly on the OSC IBDP Spring Revision Courses and Summer Schools.

Mathematics Section B: Analysis and Practice of the Long Answer Questions 2nd Edition (SL)
£16.50
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  • Author: Ian Lucas | 2 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-63-0
  • This Guide prepares SL students for the extended-response questions in Section B of the IBDP Mathematics exam. Using practice questions and worked examples, it strips down the questions to their essential components and shows you how to set about answering them effectively.

    Coverage includes:

    • A reviews of the different types of Section B questions
    • Hints, tips, and guidance for improving exam performance
    • Questions built around calculator functionality
    • How to avoid making common errors

    Key features:

    • Worked examples with detailed analyses
    • Practice questions with fully-worked answers
    • Margin boxes with tips for improving exam performance
    • Clearly presented equations, graphs, and diagrams
  • About the Author

    Ian is a Maths teacher with nearly 40 years’ experience. He has been involved with IB teaching from its earliest days. He is a regular teacher at OSC Spring Revision Courses and Summer Schools.

Mathematics SL 3rd Edition
£20.00
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  • Author: Ian Lucas | 3 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-56-2
  • Written specifically for your IBDP Mathematics SL course, this Guide will reinforce your understanding of the core topics and help you to prepare for your exams.

    Coverage includes:

    • A review of all core SL topics
    • Advice on how to apply your learning to an exam context
    • Guidance on calculator use and non-calculator techniques

    Key features:

    • Exam-style practice questions throughout
    • Topic-based practice questions to reinforce essential skills
    • Answers for all question types to check progress
    • Dedicated sections on assessments and how to maximise exam marks
  • About the Author

    Ian is a Maths teacher with nearly 40 years’ experience. He has been involved with IB teaching from its earliest days. He is a regular teacher at OSC Spring Revision Courses and Summer Schools.

Pre-IB Mathematics: Preparation for IB Mathematics 3rd Edition (SL/HL)
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  • Author: Jacek Latkowski, George Reuter | 3 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-94-4
  • This Guide builds the knowledge, confidence, and expertise required for successfully taking the mathematics component of the IBDP.

    Coverage includes:

    • Everything you need to know before starting an IBDP mathematics course
    • The nature of each course, their syllabus topics, and assessments
    • The essential techniques required for study at each level
    • Basic and advanced concepts of functions, trigonometry, vectors, set theory, statistics, probability, matrices, sequences and series, and logarithms

    Key features:

    • Written by experienced teachers
    • Over 500 practice questions to test understanding
    • Worked examples of maths problems
    • Margin boxes summarising essential information and approaches
    • Clearly presented equations, graphs, and figures
  • About the Authors

    Jacek is a teacher with 22 years of experience including 14 years with the IB programme and 9 years with OSC. He has worked at various international schools, currently at The British School in Warsaw as the Head of Mathematics Department.

    George has been teaching IB Mathematics SL at Canandaigua Academy in Canandaigua, New York (USA) since 2003. He is currently the Vice President of the New York State Mathematics League, and the Head Coach of the Upstate NY Math Team.