Mathematics Exam guideline

The mathematics paper 1

The Paper will consist of 60 multiple-choice items, sampling the Core

Sections No. of items
Computation 6
Number Theory 4
Consumer Arithmetic 8
Sets 4
Measurement 8
Statistics 6
Algebra 9
Relations, Functions and Graphs 6
Geometry and Trigonometry 9

Each question value one mark.

CXC CSEC math Exam Paper 1

Exam time allowed

1 hour
30 min

Exam time in minutes

90 min

Number of exam questions

60

Time to
check answers
at the end
of the exam

5 min

Time to answer each question

1 min. 25 seconds
(85 seconds)

CSEC Mathematics Paper 2

Exam time allowed

2 hours 40 min

(160 min )

Number of exam questions

10 questions

Time to write out formulas

10 min

Time to check answers at the end of the exam

10 min

Time to answer each question

14 min