This Mind the Gap study guide helps you to prepare for the end-of-year CAPS Economics Grade 12 exam. The study guide does NOT cover the entire CAPS curriculum, but it does focus on core content of each knowledge area and points out where you can earn easy marks.
You must work your way through this study guide to improve your understanding, identify your areas of weakness and correct your own mistakes. To ensure a good pass, you should also cover the remaining parts of the curriculum using other textbooks and your class notes.
We are confident that this Mind the Gap study guide can help you to prepare well so that you pass the end-of-year exams. The importance of your success cannot be over-emphasised. You form part of the future generation, and we all hope for a better future, a future where all our young South Africans can enjoy a high standard of living.
Overview of the exam for CAPS Economics Grade 12
The Economics exam consists of TWO × 1½ hour papers of 150 marks each. The paper consists of SIX questions divided into three sections. Question ONE is COMPULSORY. There are FIVE other questions from which THREE must be answered.