## What are some math IA ideas?

# What are some math IA ideas?

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## What are some math IA ideas?

50 IB Maths IA Topic Ideas

- Pascal’s triangle: Discovering patterns within this famous array of numbers.
- Pythagorean triples: Can you find patterns in what numbers form a pythagorean triple?
- Monty Hall problem: How does Bayesian probability work in this real-life example, and can you add a layer of complexity to it?

**What is a good IA score?**

A good IA on modelling manages to score an easy 15-16 marks out of 20. Investigating the structural designs of bridges that prevent collapse under loading.

### What is a math internal assessment?

The Internal Assessment (IA) in Math SL is known as Mathematical Exploration. It is a written work that requires students to investigate an area of mathematics.

**What is a math IA in IB?**

Introduction to Mathematics IA. The Exploration. Internal assessment in mathematics SL is an individual exploration. This is a piece of written work that involves investigating an area of mathematics. It is marked according to five assessment criteria.

## How hard is it to get a 7 in math HL?

From those taking Math HL, 8.8% got a 7. Out of the total population, that’s around 1.27%. It means that if you are able to get 7 in Math HL, you are at the top 1.27% people from those who are taking the IB, at least in the Mathematics category (again, disregarding those 170ish people who is taking Further Math HL).

**How long should the IB math ia be?**

around 12-20 pages

Length: There is no specific word count for your Math IA, but the IB advises that the exploration should be around 12-20 pages long.

### How many words should an ESS IA be?

between 1500 and 2250 words

The purpose of the internal assessment investigation is to focus on a particular aspect of an ESS issue and to apply the results to a broader environmental and/or societal context. The investigation is recorded as a written report. The report should be between 1500 and 2250 words.

**How long should my math ia be?**

6-12 pages

The Maths IA forms 20% of your overall grade for Maths studies, SL and HL. The IBO recommend that it is 6-12 pages in length and includes maths that is commensurate with the level of difficulty of the course.