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**CBSE Maths Syllabus Class 11**

**COURSE STRUCTURE CLASS XI (2020-21)**

Three Hours. Max Marks: 80

No | Units | No. of Periods | Marks |

I | Sets and Functions | 60 | 23 |

II | Algebra | 70 | 30 |

III | Coordinate Geometry | 40 | 10 |

IV | Calculus | 30 | 05 |

V | Mathematical Reasoning | 10 | 02 |

VI | Statistics and Probability | 30 | 10 |

Total | 240 | 80 | |

Internal Assessment | 20 |

**Unit-I: Sets and Functions**

**1. Sets (20) Periods**

Sets and their representations.Empty set.Finite and Infinite sets.Equal sets.Subsets.Subsets of a

set of real numbers especially intervals (with notations). Power set. Universal set. Venn

diagrams. Union and Intersection of sets.Difference of sets. Complement of a set. Properties of

Complement.

**2. Relations & Functions (20) Periods**

Ordered pairs.Cartesian product of sets.Number of elements in the Cartesian product of two finite

sets.Cartesian product of the set of reals with itself (upto R x R x R).Definition of relation, pictorial

diagrams, domain, co-domain and range of a relation. Function as a special type of relation.

Pictorial representation of a function, domain, co-domain and range of a function. Real valued

functions, domain and range of these functions, constant, identity, polynomial, rational, modulus,

signum, exponential, logarithmic and greatest integer functions, with their graphs. Sum,

difference, product and quotients of functions.

**3. Trigonometric Functions (20) Periods**

Positive and negative angles.Measuring angles in radians and in degrees and conversion from

one measure to another.Definition of trigonometric functions with the help of unit circle. Truth of

the identity sin2x + cos2x = 1, for all x. Signs of trigonometric functions. Domain and range of

trigonometric functions and their graphs.Expressing sin (x±y) and cos (x±y) in terms of sinx, siny,

cosx&cosy and their simple applications. Deducing identities like the following:

tan(x ± y) = tan x ± tan y/1 ∓ tan x tan y , cot(x ± y) =cot x cot y ∓ 1/cot y ± cot x

sinα ± sinβ = 2sin1/2(α ± β)cos1/2(α ∓ β)

cosα + cosβ = 2cos1/2(α + β)cos1/2(α − β)

𝑐𝑜𝑠𝛼 − 𝑐𝑜𝑠𝛽 = −2𝑠𝑖𝑛1/2(𝛼 + 𝛽)𝑠𝑖𝑛1/2(𝛼 − 𝛽)

Identities related to sin2x, cos2x, tan2 x, sin3x, cos3x and tan3x. General solution of trigonometric

equations of the type siny = sina, cosy = cosa and tany = tana.

**Unit-II: Algebra**

**1. Principle of Mathematical Induction (10) Periods**

Process of the proof by induction, motivating the application of the method by looking at natural

numbers as the least inductive subset of real numbers.The principle of mathematical induction

and simple applications.

**2. Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations (15) Periods**

Need for complex numbers, especially√−1, to be motivated by inability to solve some of the

quardratic equations. Algebraic properties of complex numbers.Argand plane and polar

representation of complex numbers.Statement of Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, solution of

quadratic equations (with real coefficients) in the complex number system.Square root of a

complex number.

**3. Linear Inequalities (15) Periods**

Linear inequalities.Algebraic solutions of linear inequalities in one variable and their

representation on the number line.Graphical solution of linear inequalities in two

variables.Graphical method of finding a solution of system of linear inequalities in two variables.

**4. Permutations and Combinations (10) Periods**

Fundamental principle of counting. Factorial n. (n!) Permutations and combinations, derivation

ofFormulae forn୮౨and nୡ౨and their connections, simple applications.

**5. Binomial Theorem (10) Periods**

Historical perspective, statement and proof of the binomial theorem for positive integral

indices.Pascal’s triangle, General and middle term in binomial expansion, simple applications.

**6. Sequence and Series (10) Periods**

Sequence and Series. Arithmetic Progression (A. P.). Arithmetic Mean (A.M.) Geometric

Progression (G.P.), general term of a G.P., sum of n terms of a G.P., infinite G.P. and its sum,

geometric mean (G.M.), relation between A.M. and G.M. Formulae for the following special

sums.

**Unit-III: Coordinate Geometry**

**1. Straight Lines (10) Periods**

Brief recall of two dimensional geometry from earlier classes. Shifting of origin. Slope of a line

and angle between two lines. Various forms of equations of a line: parallel to axis, point -slope

form, slope-intercept form, two-point form, intercept form and normal form. General equation of a

line.Equation of family of lines passing through the point of intersection of two lines.Distance of a

point from a line.

**2. Conic Sections (20) Periods**

Sections of a cone: circles, ellipse, parabola, hyperbola, a point, a straight line and a pair of

intersecting lines as a degenerated case of a conic section. Standard equations and simple

properties of parabola, ellipse and hyperbola.Standard equation of a circle.

**3. Introduction to Three-dimensional Geometry (10) Periods**

Coordinate axes and coordinate planes in three dimensions. Coordinates of a point. Distance

between two points and section formula.

**Unit-IV: Calculus**

**1. Limits and Derivatives (30) Periods**

Derivative introduced as rate of change both as that of distance function and

geometrically.Intuitive idea of limit.Limits of polynomials and rational functions trigonometric,

exponential and logarithmic functions.Definition of derivative relate it to scope of tangent of the

curve, derivative of sum, difference, product and quotient of functions. Derivatives of polynomial

and trigonometric functions.

**Unit-V: Mathematical Reasoning**

**1. Mathematical Reasoning (10) Periods**

Mathematically acceptable statements. Connecting words/ phrases – consolidating the

understanding of “if and only if (necessary and sufficient) condition”, “implies”, “and/or”, “implied

by”, “and”, “or”, “there exists” and their use through variety of examples related to real life and

Mathema tics. Validating the statements involving the connecting words, difference among

contradiction, converse and contrapositive.

**Unit-VI: Statistics and Probability**

**1. Statistics (15) Periods**

Measures of Dispersion: Range, Mean deviation, variance and standard deviation of

ungrouped/grouped data. Analysis of frequency distributions with equal means but different

variances.

**2. Probability (15) Periods**

Random experiments; outcomes, sample spaces (set representation). Events; occurrence of

events, ‘not’, ‘and’ and ‘or’ events, exhaustive events, mutually exclusive events, Axiomatic (set

theoretic) probability, connections with other theories of earlier classes. Probability of an event,

probability of ‘not’, ‘and’ and ‘or’ events.

**MATHEMATICS QUESTION PAPER DESIGN CLASS – XI (2020-21)**

Time : 3 Hours Max. Marks: 80

S. No. | Typology of Questions | Total Marks | % Weightage (approx.) |

1 | Remembering: Exhibit memory of previously learned material by recalling facts, terms, basic concepts, and answers. Understanding: Demonstrate understanding of facts and ideas by organizing, comparing, translating, interpreting, giving descriptions, and stating main ideas |
44 | 55 |

2 | Applying: Solve problems to new situations by applying acquired knowledge, facts, techniques and rules in a different way |
20 | 25 |

3 | Analysing: Examine and break information into parts by identifying motives or causes. Make inferences and find evidence to support generalizations Evaluating: Present and defend opinions by making judgments about information, validity of ideas, or quality of work based on a set of criteria. Creating: Compile information together in a different way by combining elements in a new pattern or proposing alternative solutions |
16 | 20 |

Total | 80 | 100 |

- No chapter wise weightage. Care to be taken to cover all the chapters
- Suitable internal variations may be made for generating various templates keeping the overall weightage to different form of questions and typology of questions same.

**Choice(s):**

There will be no overall choice in the question paper.

However, 33% internal choices will be given in all the sections

INTERNAL ASSESSMENT |
20 MARKS |

Periodic Tests ( Best 2 out of 3 tests conducted) | 10 |

Mathematics Activities | 10 |

**Prescribed Books:**

- Mathematics Textbook for Class XI, NCERT Publications
- Mathematics Exemplar Problem for Class XI, Published by NCERT
- Mathematics Lab Manual class XI, published by NCERT
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**Conduct of Periodic Tests:**

Periodic Test is a Pen and Paper assessment which is to be conducted by the respective

subject teacher. The format of periodic test must have questions items with a balance mix,

such as, very short answer (VSA), short answer (SA) and long answer (LA) to effectively

assess the knowledge, understanding, application, skills, analysis, evaluation and

synthesis. Depending on the nature of subject, the subject teacher will have the liberty of

incorporating any other types of questions too. The modalities of the PT are as follows:

a) Mode: The periodic test is to be taken in the form of pen-papertest.

b) Schedule: In the entire Academic Year, three Periodic Tests in each subject may be

conducted as follows:

Test | Pre Mid-term (PT-I) | Mid-Term (PT-II) | Post Mid-Term (PT-III) |

Tentative Month | July-August | November | December-January |

This is only a suggestive schedule and schools may conduct periodic tests as pertheir

convenience. The winter bound schools would develop their own schedule with similar time

gaps between two consecutive tests.

c) Average of Marks: Once schools complete the conduct of all the three periodic tests,

they will convert the weightage of each of the three tests into ten marks each for

identifying best two tests. The best two will be taken into consideration and the average

of the two shall be taken as the final marks for PT.

d) The school will ensure simple documentation to keep a record of performance as

suggested in detail circular no.Acad-05/2017.

e) Sharing of Feedback/Performance: The students’ achievement in each test must be

shared with the students and their parents to give them an overview of the levelof

learning that has taken place during different periods. Feedback will help parents

formulate interventions (conducive ambience, support materials, motivation and moraleboosting) to further enhance learning. A teacher, while sharing the feedback with

student or parent, should be empathetic, non- judgmental and motivating. It is

recommended that the teacher share best examples/performances of IA with the class to motivate all learners.

**Assessment of Activity Work:**

Through out the year any 10 activities shall be performed by the student from the

activities given in the NCERT Laboratory Manual for the respective class ( XI or XII)

which is available on the link: http://www.ncert.nic.in/exemplar/labmanuals.html a record

of the same may be kept by the student.Anyear end test on the activity may be

conducted

The weightage are as under:

- The activities performed by the student through out the year and record keeping: 5 marks
- Assessment of the activity performed during the year end test: 3 marks
- Viva-voce : 2 marks

**Conclusion**

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