CXC math exam marking scheme

Marking scheme for CXC CSEC general proficiency math exam

This exam is made up of two papers: paper 1 and paper 2

Paper 1:

There are 60 questions on this paper. Each question is worth 1 mark.

All the questions are compulsory (you must answer all the questions). The total number of marks possible for this paper is 60 marks.The marks you make on this paper contributes 33.3% to the final overall grade you make for the math exam.

 CXC CSEC math exam Exam questions Question Type Exam marks Exam percent Paper 1 60 questions (compulsory) Multiple Choice 60 33.3%

This paper has two (2) sections.
Section one is worth 90 marks - you have to answer 8 compulsory problem-solving questions.
Section two is worth 30 marks - you have to choose two questions to answer out of 6 problem-solving questions. Each question is worth 15 marks.

The total number of marks possible for this paper is 120 marks.
The marks you make on this paper, contribute 66.6% to the final overall grade you make for the math exam.

The following two tables show how marks are awarded for the questions on the CXC CSEC math exam.

 Table showing the mark scheme for the two CXC CSEC math exam papers CXC CSEC math exam Number of questions Exam Marks Exam Percent Paper 1 60 60 33.3% Paper 2 10* 120 66.6% Total: 2 Papers 70 180 100%

* Note that 10 of of the 70 questions that you must complete for the exam receives 66.6% of the marks.

These 10 questions are on paper two (2) of the exam, therefore, you will need to score well on this paper in order to pass the exam.

 Table showing the breakdown of the mark scheme for the the two CXC math exam papers CXC CSEC math general proficiency exam exam questions Question type Exam marks Exam percent Paper 1 60 questions (compulsory) Multiple choice 60 33.3% Paper 2 Section 1 8 questions (compulsory) Problem-solving 90 49.95% Section 2 (choose 2 out of 6 questions) Problem-solving 30 16.65% Total 180 100%
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