Further Mathematics Paper 2, May/June. 2015

Candidates' Weakness

The Chief Examiner reported that candidates’ responses indicated that Majority of them were weak in the following areas:

  1. Failure to adhere to the rubrics of the questions/paper
  2. Integration
  3. Permutation and Combination
  4. Histograms with unequal class intervals
  5. Vectors



The following remedies were suggested by the Chief Examiner:

  1. Candidates were encouraged to cover all the topics in the syllabus while preparing for the examination
  2. Teachers as well as candidates were encouraged to put in more effort in studying Vectors and its applications.
  3. Teachers were encouraged to use instructional materials during lesson so as to re-enforce the learning of mathematical concepts
  4. Candidates were encouraged to read through each question carefully so as to understand its demands and adhere to the rubrics
Candidates were encouraged to avail themselves of past WASSCE Further Mathematics questions.