**Aims**

The Mathematics S syllabus aims to develop the understanding of mathematical concepts and their applications, together with the skills in mathematical reasoning and problem solving, so as to enable students to proceed to programmes related to social sciences and management at institutions of higher learning.

CONTENT:

- Numbers and Sets

Real numbers

Exponents and logarithms

Complex numbers

Sets - Polynomials

Polynomials

Equations and inequalities

Partial fractions - Sequences and Series

Sequences

Series

Binomial expansions - Matrices

Matrices

Inverse matrices

System of linear equations - Coordinate Geometry

Cartesian coordinates in a plane

Straight lines

Curves - Functions

Functions and graphs

Composite functions

Inverse functions

Limit and continuity of a function - Differentiation

Derivative of a function

Rules for differentiation

Derivative of a function defined implicitly or parametrically

Applications of differentiation - Integration

Integral of a function

Integration techniques

Definite integrals

Applications of integration - Linear Programming
- Network Planning
- Data Description
- Probability
- Probability Distributions
- Sampling and Estimation
- Correlation and Regression
- Time Series and Index Number

**Form of Examination **The examination consists of two papers; the duration for each paper is 3 hours. Candidates are required to take both Paper 1 and Paper 2.

**Paper 1 **(same as Paper 1, Mathematics T) is based on topics 1 to 8 and

**Paper 2** is based on topics 9 to 16. Each paper contains 12 compulsory questions of variable mark allocations totalling 100 marks.

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