Hutt Valley High School
# Year 9 Mathematics

9MATH
**Course Description**

**Learning Areas:**

**Pathway**
**Contributions and Equipment/Stationery**

**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.

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).