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Mathematics HLWhat is math?Mathematics is required by both artists when considering perspective and scientists
when performing research. Math is a lot more than just dealing with the numbers  it’s also a language in which the universe speaks to us. It allows us to speak and communicate the ideas that are difficult or impossible otherwise. The elegance and power of mathematics is that it never lies to you. What is math HL?The higher level mathematics offers an excellent level of knowledge and skills for
further studies in, for example, physics, mathematics and technology. The students taking higher level mathematics will also be luck enough to study optional calculus at more advanced level. "The IB DP higher level mathematics course focuses on developing important mathematical concepts in a comprehensible, coherent and rigorous way, achieved by a carefully balanced approach. Students are encouraged to apply their mathematical knowledge to solve problems set in a variety of meaningful contexts. Development of each topic should feature justification and proof of results. Students should expect to develop insight into mathematical form and structure, and should be intellectually equipped to appreciate the links between concepts in different topic areas. They are also encouraged to develop the skills needed to continue their mathematical growth in other learning environments. The internally assessed exploration allows students to develop independence in mathematical learning. Students are encouraged to take a considered approach to various mathematical activities and to explore different mathematical ideas. The exploration also allows students to work without the time constraints of a written examination and to develop the skills they need for communicating mathematical ideas." IBO Math HL Who it is for?“Math HL is the most beautiful things that happened to me during my diploma program”
“The course is quite challenging and because of this very reason I like this course :)” Math HL students The Mathematics HL course caters for students with a very strong background and interest in Mathematics. They are expected to have attained a high degree of competence in a range of mathematical and technical skills. The course is designed mainly for the students who expect to study Mathematics at university, either as a subject in its own right or as a major component of a related subject. Mathematics HL is quite demanding and the students embarking on this course are expected to spend a considerable amount of time and energy. A key skill is to develop logical, critical and creative thinking, and patience and persistence in problemsolving. They should be intellectually equipped to appreciate the connections between different mathematical ideas and concepts. AIM of the course 
The aims of all mathematics courses in group 5 are to enable students to:
1. enjoy mathematics, and develop an appreciation of the elegance and power of mathematics
2. develop an understanding of the principles and nature of mathematics
3. communicate clearly and confidently in a variety of contexts
4. develop logical, critical and creative thinking, and patience and persistence in problemsolving
5. employ and refine their powers of abstraction and generalization
6. apply and transfer skills to alternative situations, to other areas of knowledge and to future
7. appreciate how developments in technology and mathematics have influenced each other
8. appreciate the moral, social and ethical implications arising from the work of mathematicians and the applications of mathematics
9. appreciate the international dimension in mathematics through an awareness of the universality of mathematics and its multicultural and historical perspectives
10. appreciate the contribution of mathematics to other disciplines, and as a particular “area of knowledge” in the TOK course.
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1. enjoy mathematics, and develop an appreciation of the elegance and power of mathematics
2. develop an understanding of the principles and nature of mathematics
3. communicate clearly and confidently in a variety of contexts
4. develop logical, critical and creative thinking, and patience and persistence in problemsolving
5. employ and refine their powers of abstraction and generalization
6. apply and transfer skills to alternative situations, to other areas of knowledge and to future
7. appreciate how developments in technology and mathematics have influenced each other
8. appreciate the moral, social and ethical implications arising from the work of mathematicians and the applications of mathematics
9. appreciate the international dimension in mathematics through an awareness of the universality of mathematics and its multicultural and historical perspectives
10. appreciate the contribution of mathematics to other disciplines, and as a particular “area of knowledge” in the TOK course.
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