# Year 9 Mathematics

#### Course Description

**Teacher in Charge: **
Mr J. Nash.

The Year 9 Mathematics programme covers all aspects of the New Zealand Curriculum from levels 3 to 5.

The year is broken into 8 sections, 2 per term.

Term 1 - Topic 1 - Number: Number properties, Order of Operations, Negative Numbers, Factors, Multiples, Rounding & Indices

Term 1 - Topic 2 - Measurement: Units, Length, Area, Volume & Surface Area

Term 2 - Topic 1 - Statistics: Data Types, Surveys & Questionnaires, Averages & Spread & Charts

Term 2 - Topic 2 - Number: Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, Ratio & Proportion

Term 3 - Topic 1 - Geometry: Angles, Polygons, Symmetry & Transformations

Term 3 - Topic 1 - Algebra: Expressions, Expanding, Factorising, Equations & Functions

Term 4 - Topic 1 - Patterns & Graphs: Coordinates, Linear Patterns & Linear Graphs

Term 4 - Topic 2 - Probability: Probability, Sample Space, 2-Way Tables & Venn Diagrams

After each unit there is an informal end of topic test that covers what has been taught so understanding and overall progress can be established.

#### Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Either 1J5 or 1E5 exercise book

Either Casio fx-9750GII Graphics Calculator (Required for Year 11 Maths and higher levels, so worth considering buying now),

Or Casio fx-82 Scientific Calculator (minimum requirement).