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# 2020 November Maths SL – Paper 1

### Paper 1 – Question 1

Topic: Probability

Question Marks: 6

Question 1 (6 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 1 Exam is a Probability question involving a Venn diagram. The question provides information about a class of 30 students, some of which play tennis, volleyball, both or neither. Students are then asked to find certain values in the Venn diagram provided.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is easy in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 1 November Question 1

Question Reference Code: 20N.1.sl.TZ0.1

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### Paper 1 – Question 2

Topic: Trigonometry

Question Marks: 6

Question 2 (6 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 1 Exam is a Trigonometry question where a triangle is given, and students are asked to find one of the internal angles (using the sine rule) and then asked to find the value of cos(2x) using the double angle formula.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is easy to medium in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 1 November Question 2

Question Reference Code: 20N.1.sl.TZ0.2

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### Paper 1 – Question 3

Topic: Functions & Calculus

Question Marks: 7

Question 3 (7 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 1 Exam is a Functions & Calculus question. Students are asked to find the x-intercept of a given function, as well as finding the volume of the solid formed when the curve is rotated 360deg about the x-axis.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is easy to medium in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 1 November Question 3

Question Reference Code: 20N.1.sl.TZ0.3

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### Paper 1 – Question 4

Topic: Log Functions

Question Marks: 6

Question 4 (6 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 1 Exam is a Functions question (log function) that asks students to find the unknown value ‘a’ as well as sketching the function on a grid provided.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is easy to medium in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 1 November Question 4

Question Reference Code: 20N.1.sl.TZ0.4

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### Paper 1 – Question 5

Question Marks: 6

Question 5 (6 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 1 Exam is a Quadratics question where a function f(x) is given as well as g(x) which is a trasnformation of f(x). The question states that g(x)=0 has no real roots and students are asked to find the unknown value ‘k’.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is medium in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 1 November Question 5

Question Reference Code: 20N.1.sl.TZ0.5

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### Paper 1 – Question 6

Topic: Integration

Question Marks: 7

Question 6 (7 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 1 Exam is an Integration question. The first derivavtive of f(x) is given and students are asked to find f(x).

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is medium in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 1 November Question 6

Question Reference Code: 20N.1.sl.TZ0.6

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### Paper 1 – Question 7

Topic: Kinematics

Question Marks: 7

Question 7 (7 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 1 Exam is a Kinematics question. Information is provided about 2 moving particles and students are asked to find a velocity function for P1 as well as determining the time at which P1 has a greater speed than P2.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is medium to hard in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 1 November Question 7

Question Reference Code: 20N.1.sl.TZ0.7

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### Paper 1 – Question 8

Topic: Statistics

Question Marks: 15

Question 8 (15 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 1 Exam is a Statistics question. Q8 has parts (a) through to (e) where the question asks students to calculate values and probabilities from the given box-whisker plot and cumulative frequency diagram.When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is medium in difficulty.2020 Mathematics SL Paper 1 November Question 8Question Reference Code: 20N.1.sl.TZ0.8N20/5/MATME/SP1/ENG/TZ0/XX

### Paper 1 – Question 9

Topic: Vectors

Question Marks: 15

Question 9 (15 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 1 Exam is a Vectors question where students are asked to find various vectors and coordinates from the information provided. When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is medium to hard in difficulty.2020 Mathematics SL Paper 1 November Question 9Question Reference Code: 20N.1.sl.TZ0.9N20/5/MATME/SP1/ENG/TZ0/XX

### Paper 1 – Question 10

Topic: Calculus

Question Marks: 15

Question 10 (15 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 1 Exam is a Calculus question. Students are asked to find gradients, tangent equations, areas of shapes and interpret a translation in part (c).

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is hard in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 1 November Question 10

Question Reference Code: 20N.1.sl.TZ0.10

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# 2020 November Maths SL – Paper 2

### Paper 2 – Question 1

Topic: Functions

Question Marks: 6

Question 1 (6 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 2 Exam is a Functions question that asks students to find x and y values on a given function.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is easy in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 2 November Question 1

Question Reference Code: 20N.2.sl.TZ0.1

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### Paper 2 – Question 2

Topic: Bivariate Statistics

Question Marks: 6

Question 2 (6 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 2 Exam is a Bivariate Statistics question modelling the relationship between temperature (T) and the number of hot chocolates (H) that Lucy sells.When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is easy in difficulty.2020 Mathematics SL Paper 2 November Question 2Question Reference Code: 20N.2.sl.TZ0.2N20/5/MATME/SP2/ENG/TZ0/XX

### Paper 2 – Question 3

Topic: Probability

Question Marks: 6

Question 3 (6 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 2 Exam is a Probability Distribution question.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is easy to medium in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 2 November Question 3

Question Reference Code: 20N.2.sl.TZ0.3

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### Paper 2 – Question 4

Topic: Functions

Question Marks: 7

Question 4 (7 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 2 Exam is a Functions question.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is medium in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 2 November Question 4

Question Reference Code: 20N.2.sl.TZ0.4

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### Paper 2 – Question 5

Topic: Binomial Theorem

Question Marks: 6

Question 5 (7 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 2 Exam is a Binomial Theorem question.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is medium in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 2 November Question 5

Question Reference Code: 20N.2.sl.TZ0.5

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### Paper 2 – Question 6

Topic: Sequences & Series

Question Marks: 8

Question 6 (8 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 2 Exam is a Geometric Series question.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is medium to hard in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 2 November Question 6

Question Reference Code: 20N.2.sl.TZ0.6

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### Paper 2 – Question 7

Topic: Trigonometry

Question Marks: 7

Question 7 (7 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 2 Exam is a Trigonometry question.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is medium to hard in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 2 November Question 7

Question Reference Code: 20N.2.sl.TZ0.7

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### Paper 2 – Question 8

Topic: Circular Functions

Question Marks: 14

Question 8 (14 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 2 Exam is a Circular Functions question.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is medium in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 2 November Question 8

Question Reference Code: 20N.2.sl.TZ0.8

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### Paper 2 – Question 9

Topic: Normal & Binomial Distribution

Question Marks: 14

Question 9 (14 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 2 Exam is a Normal & Binomial Distribution question.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is hard in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 2 November Question 9

Question Reference Code: 20N.2.sl.TZ0.9

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### Paper 2 – Question 10

Topic: Calculus

Question Marks: 16

Question 10 (16 marks) in the 2020 November (TZ0) Math SL Paper 2 Exam is a Calculus question.

When comparing this question to other IB Math SL Past Papers, this question is very hard in difficulty.

2020 Mathematics SL Paper 2 November Question 10

Question Reference Code: 20N.2.sl.TZ0.10

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