Cambridge IGCSE Mathematics – Additional (0606)

Syllabus overview

Cambridge IGCSE Additional Mathematics encourages learners to further develop their mathematical ability in problem solving and provides strong progression for advanced study of mathematics or highly numerate subjects.

The syllabus:

  • stretches more able candidates and provides a smooth transition to Cambridge International AS & A Level Mathematics.
  • reinforces learners’ competency, confidence, and fluency in their use of techniques with and without a calculator, strengthening mathematical understanding and communication skills.
  • enriches learners understanding of connections within mathematics, refining learners’ reasoning and analytical skills.
  • requires a fluent and confident ability to solve problems in abstract mathematics.
  • progresses learners’ ability to communicate mathematically and justify their reasons using structured arguments.


The syllabus year refers to the year in which the examination will be taken.

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