James Boswell Course | VWO Exam Mathematics C (Examen)

The VWO Mathematics C exam covers the entire Dutch VWO Mathematics C programme.

Topics include:

  • Functions and graphs
  • Linear and quadratic functions
  • Exponential and logarithmic functions: equalities and inequalities; conversion of exponential to logarithmic, vice versa
  • Arithmetic and geometric sequences and series
  • Sum totals within series
  • Descriptive statistics: summarising data
  • Systematic counting: factorial, permutation, combination
  • Probability and chance
  • Random variables, expectation, standard deviation
  • The binomial distribution
  • The hypergeometric distribution
  • The normal distribution: mean, standard deviation, square root N law
  • Normal approximation of the binomial distribution


  • Calculator: consult the general exam page to see which calculators are permitted.
  • During the exam, you will be given a list of formulas based on the Dutch high school curriculum
  • Protractor
  • Pen and pencil

You will have to identify yourself during the exam. A photo ID is required: Passport, EU-Identity card, or EU-driving licence.

James Boswell Examens are held on various locations in Utrecht. You can find the specific location below. General information on the location and addresses can be found at the general exam page under the examlocations heading. If the location is to be announced, it will published on this page on a later date.

Summer Course
It is possible to take a preparatory course during the James Boswell Summerprogramme.

You can register up to five work days before the exam date.

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06.12.2018 Er zijn extra voorjaars- en zomercursussen online geplaatst.

03.12.2018 I.v.m. de inflatiecorrectie (CBS) worden enkele cursusprijzen per 1 januari 2019 aangepast.



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