## How difficult is IB math HL?

Only 14% of IB students take IB HL, an incredibly low take up. Even more remarkably half of this group will only get a level 2-4. Looking at the top end, to get a level 6 or 7 at HL you probably need to have a maths ability in the top 3.5% of all global IB students.

## Why is IB math AA HL so hard?

So now talking about IB, HL AA is extremely hard even if you were top of your maths class at GCSE. And the reason is because it actually requires intense critical thinking and CONCEPTUAL understanding, which GCSEs just doesn’t examine.

**Is IB or AP math harder?**

AP courses are offered at a single level, though there are certain subjects, such as calculus and physics, that have different course options. IB higher level is, at some high schools, considered harder than AP.

### What percent is a 7 in IB?

99-100

Each of the IB subjects is graded on a 1-7 scale….Reporting IB Grades.

IB Grade | Converted Percentage Grade |
---|---|

7 | 99-100 |

6 | 92-98 |

5 | 84-91 |

4 | 77-83 |

### Is 34 a good IB score?

Just remember the world average is a 28 and the fail rate of IB (not getting a diploma) is around 30%. Comparing 34 with 28, yes it is a decent score. However, 37–38 is commonly accepted by the top universities. Try to aim for 40 and above, which is just excellent!

**What is IB Maths SL and HL?**

IB Mathematics: Analysis & Approaches Standard Level (SL) and IB Mathematics: Analysis & Approaches Higher Level (HL) (which are revised versions of the previous IB Math courses) are two of the toughest classes in the IB Diploma Programme curriculum, so it’s no surprise if you need a little extra help in either class.

## Are there any IB Math notes I can use in review?

Here’s a complete set of IB Math notes you can use in your review. This 167-page set of notes includes every topic covered in the old version of the IB Math SL course. It hasn’t been updated for the Analysis & Approaches courses, but the curricula for the new courses largely stayed the same, so this is still a good resource.

## Is the IB maths curriculum guide updated for the new courses?

It hasn’t been updated for the Analysis & Approaches courses, but the curricula for the new courses largely stayed the same, so this is still a good resource. This guide is definitely not something you want to read in one night, but it’s great to reference as you review different IB Math topics.

**How long does it take to study IB Math SL?**

Core Topics—140 Hours for SL and 182 Hours for HL. For IB Math SL and HL, all students study the topics listed below. Here are a complete set of IB Math notes. This 167-page set of notes includes every topic covered in IB Math SL.