CXC CSEC math exam - marking scheme for May/June 2010 and forward
Marking scheme for CXC CSEC math exam
This exam is made up of two papers: paper 1 and paper 2
There are 60 questions on this paper. Each question is worth 1 mark.
All the questions are compulsory (you must answer all the
The total number of marks possible for this paper is 60
The marks you make on this paper contributes 33% to the
final overall grade you make for the math exam.
Section one is worth 90 marks - you have to answer 8 compulsory
Section two is worth 30 marks - you have to choose two questions to answer out of 3 structured or problem-solving questions. Each question is worth 15 marks.
The total number of marks possible for this paper is 120 marks.
The following two tables show how marks are awarded for the
* Note that 10 of of the 70 questions that you must complete for the exam receives 67% 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.