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Handwritten notes on IB DP mathematics - from an experienced IB maths teacher

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Handwritten notes on IB DP mathematics - from an experienced IB maths teacher

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Handwritten notes on the new syllabus for IBDP Maths for 2021 - Applications and Interpretations SL (A&I SL). It is 52 pages - 8 on Algebra, 10 on Functions, 8 on Trig, 17 on Statistics, 9 on Calculus.
Each topic is carefully organised, with the subtopic numbers very clearly marked on each page, related to the exact numbers given in the official syllabus document.
The first topic is available for free here, if you want to give it a preview before buying the whole thing.
I have also finished the A&A SL & HL notes as well.

This resource has handwritten notes for the fifth and final topic of the new Applications and Interpretations SL course (calculus), for first exams in 2021. There will be significant overlap with the A&A Topic 5, and this is a subset of A&I HL Topic 5. I wrote and sold notes for the current IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
If you want a preview, try the first topic of the course for free
My hope is that if these notes seem helpful, please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the remainder of the notes become available. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
This topic includes:
5.1 - Limits, Slopes of Curves
5.2 - Increasing, Decreasing Intervals
5.3 - Polynomial Derivatives
5.4 - Tangents, Normals
5.5 - Intro to Integration
5.6 - Turning Points
5.7 - Optimisation
5.8 - Trapezoidal Rule

This resource has handwritten notes for the fourth topic of the new Applications and Interpretations SL course (statistics and probability), for first exams in 2021. There will be significant overlap with the A&A Topic 4, and this is a subset of A&I HL Topic 4. I wrote and sold notes for the current IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
If you want a preview, try the first topic of the course for free
My hope is that if these notes seem helpful, please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the remainder of the notes become available. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
This topic includes:
4.1 - Basics
4.2 - Presentation of Data
4.3 - Averages, Dispersion
4.4 - Regression, Correlation
4.5 - Probability Basics
4.6 - Venns, Trees, Combined Probability
4.7 - Discrete Random Variables
4.8 - Binomial Distribution
4.9 - Normal Distribution
4.10 - Spearman’s Rank
4.11 - Statistical Testing
Whole course notes are already complete for:
A&A SL
A&A HL

This resource has handwritten notes for the third topic of the new Applications and Interpretations SL course (trigonometry and geometry), for first exams in 2021. There will be significant overlap with the A&A Topic 3, and this is a subset of A&I HL Topic 3. I wrote and sold notes for the current IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
If you want a preview, try the first topic of the new course for free
My hope is that if these notes seem helpful, please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the remainder of the notes become available. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
This topic includes:
3.1 - Basics, 3D Geometry
3.2 - Triangles
3.3 - Trig Applications
3.4 - Sectors, Arcs (No radians)
3.5 - Perpendicular Bisectors
3.6 - Voronoi Diagrams
Whole course notes are already complete for:
A&A SL
A&A HL

This resource has handwritten notes for the second topic of the new Applications and Interpretations SL course, for first exams in 2021. There will be significant overlap with the A&A Topic 2, and this is a subset of A&I HL Topic 2. I wrote and sold notes for the current IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
If you want a preview, try the first topic of the new course for free
My hope is that if these notes seem helpful, please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the remainder of the notes become available. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
This topic includes:
2.1 - Linear Functions
2.2 - Functions Basics
2.3 - Graph Features
2.4 - Finding Graph Features
2.5 - Types of Function
2.6 - Modelling
Whole course notes are already complete for:
A&A SL
A&A HL

This free resource has handwritten notes for the first topic of the new Applications and Interpretations SL course, for first exams in 2021. There will be significant overlap with the A&A Topic 1, and this is a subset of A&I HL Topic 1. I wrote and sold notes for the current IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
My hope is that you will have a look at this free download, and if it seems like it would be helpful, please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the remainder of the notes become available over the next few months. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
This topic includes:
1.1 - Standard Form/Scientific Notation
1.2 - Arithmetic Sequences
1.3 - Geometric Sequences
1.4 - Compound Interest
1.5 - Exponents and Logs Intro
1.6 - Rounding, Bounds, % Error
1.7 - Amortisation and Annuities
1.8 - Using Technology to Solve Equations
Whole course notes are already complete for:
A&A SL
A&A HL

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If you want a preview, try the first (SL) topic of the new course for free
Handwritten notes on the new syllabus for IBDP Math for 2021 - Analysis & Approaches HL (A&A HL). It is 111 pages - 24 on Algebra, 19 on Functions, 22 on Trigonometry, 16 on Statistics, 30 on Calculus. So it is far more concise than the ~1000 pages of an HL textbook. It is split into 5 topics, which all have the SL content within them. There will also be significant overlap with the Applications and Interpretations course. I wrote and sold notes for the old IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
TOPICS:
1 - Algebra
2 - Functions
3 - Trigonometry and Geometry
4 - Statistics and Probability
5 - Calculus
Please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when other notes become available over the next few months. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.

These are handwritten notes for the fifth topic of the new Analysis & Approaches HL course, for first exams in 2021. This has the 11 subtopics that are included in SL, plus an additional 8 subtopics for HL. There will also be significant overlap with the A&I Topic 5. I wrote and sold notes for the old IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
If you want a preview, try the first topic of the new course for free
Please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when other notes become available over the next few months. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
5.1 - Limits, Slopes of Curves
5.2 - Increasing, Decreasing Intervals
5.3 - Polynomial Derivatives
5.4 - Tangents, Normals
5.5 - Intro to Integration
5.6 - Differentiation of more functions, product/quotient/chain rules
5.7 - Second derivatives, derivative graphs
5.8 - Turning points, Inflection points
5.9 - Kinematics
5.10 - More Integration Rules
5.11 - Definite Integrals, Area
5.12 - More fundamentals [AHL]
5.13 - L’Hôpital’s rule [AHL]
5.14 - Further differentiation [AHL]
5.15 - More given derivatives [AHL]
5.16 - More integration methods [AHL]
5.17 - Volume of revolution [AHL]
5.18 - Differential equations [AHL]
5.19 - Maclaurin Series [AHL]

These are handwritten notes for the fourth topic of the new Analysis & Approaches HL course, for first exams in 2021. This has the 12 subtopics that are included in SL, plus an additional 2 subtopics for HL. There will also be significant overlap with the A&I Topic 4. I wrote and sold notes for the old IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
If you want a preview, try the first topic of the new course for free
Please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the remainder of the notes become available over the next few months. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
4.1 - Basics
4.2 - Presentation of Data
4.3 - Averages, Dispersion
4.4 - Regression, Correlation
4.5 - Probability Basics
4.6 - Venns, Trees, Combined Probability
4.7 - Discrete Random Variables
4.8 - Binomial Distribution
4.9 - Normal Distribution
4.10 - x-on-y regression
4.11 - Conditional independence
4.12 - Z-dist., standardisation
4.13 - Bayes’ Theorem [AHL]
4.14 - Continuous Random Variables [AHL]

These are handwritten notes for the third topic of the new Analysis & Approaches HL course, for first exams in 2021. This has the 8 subtopics that are included in SL, plus an additional 10 subtopics for HL. There will also be significant overlap with the A&I Topic 3. I wrote and sold notes for the old IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
If you want a preview, try the first topic of the new course for free
Please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the remainder of the notes become available over the next few months. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
This topic includes:
3.1 - Basics, 3D Geometry
3.2 - Triangles
3.3 - Trig Applications
3.4 - Radians, Sectors, Arcs
3.5 - Unit Circle, exact values of sin&cos
3.6 - Identities
3.7 - Trig Graphs and Transformations
3.8 - Solving Trig Equations
3.9 - Reciprocal ratios [AHL]
3.10 - Compound Angle Formulae [AHL]
3.11 - Trig relationships & symmetry [AHL]
3.12 - Vector basics [AHL]
3.13 - Scalar product, angles [AHL]
3.14 - Vector equations of lines [AHL]
3.15 - Intersecting lines [AHL]
3.16 - Vector product [AHL]
3.17 - Planes [AHL]
3.18 - Intersecting planes [AHL]

These are handwritten notes for the second topic of the new Analysis & Approaches HL course, for first exams in 2021. This has the 11 subtopics that are included in SL, plus an additional 5 subtopics for HL. There will also be significant overlap with the A&I Topic 2. I wrote and sold notes for the old IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
My hope is that if you like this resource, please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the remainder of the notes become available over the next few months. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
This topic includes:
2.1 - Linear Functions
2.2 - Functions Basics
2.3 - Graph Features
2.4 - Finding Graph Features
2.5 - Composite/Inverse
2.6 - Forms of Quadratics
2.7 - Roots of Quadratics
2.8 - Rational Functions
2.9 - Exponential/Log Functions
2.10 - Solving Equations
2.11 - Transformations
2.12 - Polynomials [AHL]
2.13 - Rational Functions [AHL]
2.14 - Odd/Even Functions and more [AHL]
2.15 - Solving Inequalities [AHL]
2.16 - Absolute Value Graphs, and Reciprocal Graphs [AHL]

This resource has handwritten notes for the first topic of the new Analysis and Approaches HL course, for first exams in 2021. This has the 9 subtopics that are included in SL, plus an additional 7 subtopics for HL. There will also be significant overlap with the A&I Topic 1. I wrote and sold notes for the current IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
My hope is that if you like this resource, please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the remainder of the notes become available over the next few months. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
This topic (algebra) includes:
1.1 - Standard Form/Scientific Notation
1.2 - Arithmetic Sequences
1.3 - Geometric Sequences
1.4 - Compound Interest
1.5 - Exponents and Logs Intro
1.6 - Simple Deductive Proofs
1.7 - More Logarithms
1.8 - Infinite Geometric Series
1.9 - Binomial Theorem
1.10 - Combinatorics [AHL]
1.11 - Partial Fractions [AHL]
1.12 - Intro to Complex Numbers [AHL]
1.13 - Other Complex Forms [AHL]
1.14 - Roots, De Moivre’s Thm. [AHL]
1.15 - More Proof Types [AHL]
1.16 - Solving Systems of 3 Eqs. [AHL]

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Handwritten notes on the new syllabus for IBDP Maths for 2021 - Analysis & Approaches SL (AA SL). It is 59 pages - 11 on Algebra, 12 on Functions, 8 on Trig, 14 on Statistics, 14 on Calculus.
Each topic is carefully organised, with the subtopic numbers very clearly marked on each page, related to the exact numbers given in the official syllabus document.
The first topic is available for free here, if you want to give it a preview before buying the whole thing.
I have now finished the A&A HL notes as well, and will now be working on A&I SL notes.

These are handwritten notes for the fifth topic of the new Analysis & Approaches SL course, for first exams in 2021. The HL course will contain this content, with some additional calculus subtopics. There will also be significant overlap with the A&I Topic 5. I wrote and sold notes for the old IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
If you want a preview, try the first topic of the new course for free
Please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the notes from the other course become available over the next few months. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
This topic includes:
5.1 - Limits, Slopes of Curves
5.2 - Increasing, Decreasing Intervals
5.3 - Polynomial Derivatives
5.4 - Tangents, Normals
5.5 - Intro to Integration
5.6 - Differentiation of more functions, product/quotient/chain rules
5.7 - Second derivatives, derivative graphs
5.8 - Turning points, Inflection points
5.9 - Kinematics
5.10 - More Integration Rules
5.11 - Definite Integrals, Area

These are handwritten notes for the fourth topic of the new Analysis & Approaches SL course, for first exams in 2021. The HL course will contain this content, with some additional statistics subtopics. There will also be significant overlap with the A&I Topic 4. I wrote and sold notes for the old IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
If you want a preview, try the first topic of the new course for free
Please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the remainder of the notes become available over the next few months. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
This topic includes:
4.1 - Basics
4.2 - Presentation of Data
4.3 - Averages, Dispersion
4.4 - Regression, Correlation
4.5 - Probability Basics
4.6 - Venns, Trees, Combined Probability
4.7 - Discrete Random Variables
4.8 - Binomial Distribution
4.9 - Normal Distribution
4.10 - x-on-y regression
4.11 - Conditional independence
4.12 - Z-dist., standardisation

These are handwritten notes for the third topic of the new Analysis & Approaches SL course, for first exams in 2021. The HL course will contain this content, with some additional trigonometry and vectors subtopics. There will also be significant overlap with the A&I Topic 3. I wrote and sold notes for the old IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
If you want a preview, try the first topic of the new course for free
Please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the remainder of the notes become available over the next few months. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
This topic includes:
3.1 - Basics, 3D Geometry
3.2 - Triangles
3.3 - Trig Applications
3.4 - Radians, Sectors, Arcs
3.5 - Unit Circle, exact values of sin&cos
3.6 - Identities
3.7 - Trig Graphs and Transformations
3.8 - Solving Trig Equations

These are handwritten notes for the second topic of the new Analysis & Approaches SL course, for first exams in 2021. The HL course will contain this content, with some additional Functions subtopics. There will also be significant overlap with the A&I Topic 2. I wrote and sold notes for the old IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
If you want a preview, try the first topic of the new course for free
Please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the remainder of the notes become available over the next few months. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
This topic includes:
2.1 - Linear Functions
2.2 - Functions Basics
2.3 - Graph Features
2.4 - Finding Graph Features
2.5 - Composite/Inverse
2.6 - Forms of Quadratics
2.7 - Roots of Quadratics
2.8 - Rational Functions
2.9 - Exponential/Log Functions
2.10 - Solving Equations
2.11 - Transformations

This free resource has handwritten notes for the first topic of the new Analysis and Approaches SL course, for first exams in 2020. The HL course will contain this content, with some additional Algebra subtopics. There will also be significant overlap with the A&I Topic 1. I wrote and sold notes for the current IB courses, which have been fairly successful, so I am in the process of writing notes for the new courses, from scratch.
My hope is that you will have a look at this free download, and if it seems like it would be helpful, please ‘follow’ my shop, so you will be notified when the remainder of the notes become available over the next few months. Please let me know if you have any feedback or improvements that could be made.
This topic includes:
1.1 - Standard Form/Scientific Notation
1.2 - Arithmetic Sequences
1.3 - Geometric Sequences
1.4 - Compound Interest
1.5 - Exponents and Logs Intro
1.6 - Simple Deductive Proofs
1.7 - More Logarithms
1.8 - Infinite Geometric Series
1.9 - Binomial Theorem
Topic 2 is available here:

DISCLAIMER - This is now the old course, and for the notes for the new HL course, click here
Complete notes including notes on Topic 9, the Calculus Option
This is a collection of all of the notes I have written for my IB Maths HL class. They are handwritten, concise notes, covering the whole course in 100 pages.
For a preview of new notes for the 2020 syllabus, click here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/ib-maths-a-and-a-sl-topic-1-algebra-notes-12099054
Topic 1 - Algebra - 21 Pages
Topic 2 - Functions - 10 Pages
Topic 3 - Trigonometry - 6 Pages
Topic 4 - Vectors - 10 Pages
Topic 5 - Statistics & Probability - 10 Pages
Topic 6 - Calculus - 20 Pages
Topic 9 - Calculus Option - 23 Pages
If you would like to see what you would be getting, you can download Topic 1 of IB SL or IB Math Studies for free.
I hope you enjoy, and please ‘follow’, as I will be uploading other IB resources soon.

Handwritten notes that I made for my HL students on the Calculus Option (topic 9) in the IB. These are 23 pages of concise, rich notes, that clarify some of the more complicated aspects of this topic such as Rolle’s theorem or homogeneous differential equations. I use these to inform my teaching, to tell me what I need to cover next, as well as giving the notes to my students so that they can listen properly instead of frantically copying things down from the board. Subtopics:
9.1 - Limits, Squeeze Thm., L’Hôpital’s Rule, Improper Integrals
9.2 - Series and Convergence tests
9.3 - Power Series, Taylor/Maclaurin Series, Error Bounds
9.4 - Continuity, Differentiability, Rolle’s Thm., Mean Value Theorem, Reimann Sums
9.5 - Differential Equations, Separable, Linear, Homogeneous, Euler’s Method, Slope Fields
If you are an HL teacher (or student) and you found these helpful, please ‘follow’ me, then you will see as soon as additional content for the HL course.