Year 9 Mathematics

LENGTH OF COURSE: Full Year Compulsory

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES:  Nil

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Number and Algebra:
Explore real numbers, indices and scientific notation, and simple interest. Expand algebraic expressions and explore linear and non-linear relationships

Measurement and Geometry:
Calculate area of composite shapes, and the surface area and volume of cylinders and prisms. Utilise ratios and explore similar triangles. Apply trigonometry and Pythagoras’ Theorem to right-angled triangles

Statistics and Probability:
Determine possibilities for an event, relative frequencies, estimate mean and mode and create data displays

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Skills and Application tasks: Supervised assessment (test) to demonstrate student learning
Investigations: Students investigate a topic mathematically to make informed decisions/recommendations