All math exams have two sections. Section One is calculator free, weighted at 35% and typically comprises of 7 or 8 questions totalling about 50 marks to be answered in 50 minutes. Section Two, weighted at 65% and typically 12 or 13 questions totalling about 100 marks to be answered in 100 minutes, assumes use of a CAS calculator.
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Unit 1 and Unit 3 papers examine content from just those units, typically taught in Semester One. Units 1&2 and Units 3&4 papers examine content from both units taught over the whole year, with an equal weighting to content from both units.
Current semester exams and marking keys are supplied as password protected, ready to print, Word documents. We use the inbuilt Word equation tools for equations and FX Draw for diagrams. Thus purchasers are able to edit all questions, equations and diagrams.
We recommend using our papers as supplied - our team of writers has worked hard to produce examinations that are closely mapped to the courses and will allow all students to demonstrate their strengths.
Past papers and their marking keys are supplied as pdf documents.
Take a look at a sample of the opening pages of one of our Math papers.
Individual schools involved in small group moderation each purchase their own copy of a paper using our small course enrolment pricing. Our terms of sale do not permit schools to share our papers with any other school.
Any paper bought using small course enrolment pricing does not qualify for any further discounts (eg quantity discount) when bought with other papers.
Schools can now opt to purchase premium Math semester papers. More info.
Go to our cost calculator, select your papers and our system will show you the best pricing for your school.
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Many schools add their crest/logo to the cover page of our exams, but we can do that task for you. Simply email our office a high quality copy of your logo and your customised papers will be supplied with logo in place, at no extra cost.
Schools can opt to have a mark recording table included in current semester exams.
Schools will receive two versions of our Year 11 Semester One papers. One version will cover all three Unit One topics and the other version just the first two topics, in case classes do not complete all of the unit before Semester One exams.
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Unique to WA Exam Papers, if you choose our Premium Paper option, we guarantee that in any exam, fewer than half of the questions in your paper will be the same as those in any other exam supplied to any other WA school. Click here for more info.
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Our past papers are a great resource for schools as they prepare their students for ATAR exams. These papers have been sat by thousands of students from hundreds of schools over the past few years and are now available at greatly discounted prices. Check availability and school pricing here.
This median boxplot displays the distribution of the means of 37 schools for an exam with an overall mean of 60. The blue marker shows the school cohort of 28 students had a mean of 63.
This chart displays historical data for one school for all six courses since the new courses began. Each data point is the calculated difference [School Mean] - [All Schools Mean] for an exam, where the means are in percentage form.
If crest includes school name, then this will not be included on cover page.
Choose to insert a mark recording table on the second page or back cover of 2019 semester exam question papers. If you decide not to use it, select the table, hit delete and that's it - no re-formatting required.
Choose to include ATAR style inner-margins with the wording “DO NOT WRITE IN THIS AREA AS IT WILL BE CUT OFF” in your papers.
We have no order deadlines - order anytime. Papers, in digital form, will be available for download from our site, usually within one working day of placing order, subject to initial dispatch date. Schools can opt to receive papers on a CD via snail mail. Semester papers must not be released to students to take home until after the applicable release date. Full details can be found on our Key Dates page.
We want schools to be confident in the use of our examinations to reliably validate the learning of their students. To this end, schools must take great care of our papers until their release date and ensure that staff and students only use the papers for their intended purpose. All purchasers should take time to familiarise themselves with our Terms of Sale.
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I was very impressed with the level of rigour and in particular, the amount of higher-order thinking in them.
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The questions were well graded and a good coverage of the course. I also liked the balance of calculator and non-calculator questions.
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