## Is extension 2 maths difficult?

Sitting an Extension 2 paper can be a daunting prospect: it is arguably the hardest high school maths paper in Australia. While considerable mathematical ability may be required to score the very top mark, with the right approach even average students can achieve a strong result.

### Does extension 2 maths scale well?

Scaling is used to align marks between different subjects as they have varying degrees of difficulty. For example, it is much easier to get a mark of 90 in Maths Advanced than to get 90 in Maths Extension 2 in the HSC, hence Maths Extension 2 will be scaled higher than Maths Advanced.

**How many units is maths extension 2?**

2 units

MATHEMATICS EXTENSION COURSES If you study Mathematics Extension 2 (2 units), then Mathematics Extension 1 accounts for 2 units. This is calculated by doubling the mark received for the 1-unit course.

**What is maths1 extension?**

Mathematics Extension 1 (2020 HSC) is a calculus based course intended for students who have demonstrated a mastery of the skills of Stage 5 Mathematics and are interested in the study of further skills and ideas in mathematics.

## Should I do extension 1 maths?

If students performed well in Year 10 Mathematics Advanced, they should consider taking the Year 11 Mathematics Extension 1 course. The Year 11 and 12 Mathematics Extension 1 course is intended for students who have demonstrated a mastery of the skills in the Year 10 Mathematics Advanced course.

### What is a good mark in extension 2 maths?

General Mathematics: 35/50 or 70/100. Mathematics Advanced: 42/50 or 84/100. Mathematics Extension 1: 47/50 or 94/100. Mathematics Extension 2: 48/50 or 98/100.

**How much does further maths scale down?**

How much was Further Maths scaled in 2019? Further Mathematics was scaled down by 3 points. Which means a 30 study score in Further was equivalent to a 27 scaled score. Further maths always cops it, that’s because all three mathematics studies are scaled against each other.

**What subjects scale the highest?**

Physics and Chemistry are the highest scaling sciences and scale significantly better than Biology, mainly because they contain a significant portion of numerical calculations.

## Does extension maths scale well?

Q4: How well Extension 1 Maths scale? 3U maths scales very well. In 2015, you could score a band E4 (the highest band for an extension subject) with a raw mark of 68/100. That is to say that your marks will be significantly inflated from your raw marks if you do reasonably well.

### What is a good mark for extension 1 maths?

Mathematics courses General Mathematics: 35/50 or 70/100. Mathematics Advanced: 42/50 or 84/100. Mathematics Extension 1: 47/50 or 94/100.

**Is standard math hard?**

Difficulty level of Standard Mathematics has remained the same (as compared with previous years papers). The questions for Basic Mathematics were picked directly from NCERT text books, some without any changes in the digits.

**How do you get 100% on a math test?**

Here’s how I studied.

- Self-study NCERT completely.
- Solve all the exercises.
- Solve all the examples.
- If not understood well, repeat this.
- Come up with questions and take guidance from your teachers.
- Solve sample question papers.
- Last 20 days of practice – most crucial.