Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Solutions: Worksheets

This post will be updated with links to solutions of all worksheets I gave this week. It will be updated constantly, so keep a look out for it.

REMINDER
- complete all your worksheets BEFORE you refer to the answers.
- grade your own worksheets and do the corrections.
- do not attempt to cheat as it will not help you in learning at all.

SOLUTION SETS
Search for the following solutions (in italic) in GoogleSite. You can find all the answers under the respective headers highlighted in RED. Names of the files are italicized.


HOMEWORK SOLUTIONS

LINEAR INEQUALITIES (QUIZ)
T2W4 Linear Inequalities (Solutions)

ALGEBRA (FACTORIZATION) & NUMBER LINE (QUIZ)
T2W6 Algebraic Factorization & Inequalities (Solutions)


TESTS & EXAMS

COMMON TEST 1 2012
Common Test 1 2012 (Solutions)

COMMON TEST 1 2013
Common Test 1 2013 (Solutions)




TOPIC REVIEW

EXAM PREPARATION (ALGEBRA)
Algebra Revision (Solutions)

EXAM PREPARATION (LINEAR EQUATIONS)
Linear Equations Revision (Solutions)

Notes: Simple Inequalities

To make some clarifications on Simple Inequalities, I have uploaded a picture on it.

Do ensure that you take some time to digest these.


Monday, 28 April 2014

Solutions: Algebra Assignment

The solution for Algebra assignment can be downloaded via the following URL:
http://trp.do/Hp3dbkC

You are expected to grade your own work and do corrections as necessary.

Likewise, the above link is valid for two days only.

Saturday, 26 April 2014

Notice: Math Consultation 2014

Dear students,


In light of the upcoming Common Test, I have set aside some time next week for consultation instead of conducting extra classes.

You are to form GROUPS OF 6, so I should have a maximum of 4 GROUPS.

MATH CONSULTATION (REGISTRATION)
CLICK HERE

To avoid conflict of the same timing, please ensure that you look at the following form.

MATH CONSULTATION (RESPONSE)
CLICK HERE

 Should there be a conflict, the timing will be given to the first registered group.

Friday, 25 April 2014

Assignment: Past Year Paper 2012

Your assignment over the weekend is to complete the Common Test 2012 Paper. As this paper is slightly modified, do ensure that you keep to the following instructions.

INSTRUCTIONS
- You are to complete the paper within 1 hour duration.
- Calculator is allowed.
- All necessary workings are to be shown clearly and in systematic manner.
- Try your best to not refer to any notes when attempting.
- Read the cover page carefully.

I will be doing intensive revision for all of you next week. Do take time off this weekend to revise through your examinable topics.

TOPICS
1) Primes, HCF & LCM
2) Numbers
3) Approximation & Estimation
4) Algebra
5) Linear Equations & Inequalities

All the best!

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Math-ters: Week 5

REVISION: FACTORIZATION
For your learning purpose, I have posted up the remedial worksheet on Algebra: Factorization. You are strongly encouraged to complete it in preparation of your upcoming Common Test.

You may download the worksheet via the following URL:
http://trp.do/AR4Q1kl

Solutions for this worksheet will be posted on Friday.

This URL will expire on 25 April, 10 am.


UPDATED NOTES ON UNIT 6.3
Please download the updated notes to replace the existing Unit 6.3 (Interpretation of Data):
http://trp.do/W0JswZl

This URL will expire on 25 April, 10 am.


Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Notes: Understanding Data

ASSIGNMENT
You are to complete the assignment on Introduction to Data Handling by Wednesday.


BAR GRAPH VS HISTOGRAM

Take some time to ponder on the difference between bar graph and histogram. The main question to ask is, "Under what circumstance(s) do you use bar graph or histogram to represent data?".


At the same time, these diagrams answer your questions to Unit 6.1 of your Data Handling notes.

Friday, 18 April 2014

[Update] Common Test matters

Date: 7 May 2014 (Wednesday)
Duration: 1 hour 30 min (updated on 18 April)
Maximum marks: 60 

Topics tested

All topics in the 1st set of Study Notes booklet
  1. Primes, Highest Common Factor (HCF) and Lowest Common Factor (LCM)
  2. Integers, Rational and Real Numbers
  3. Approximation & Estimation
  4. Algebra
  5. Linear Equations and Simple Inequalities
Calculator is allowed. Your calculator should have the "Approved" sticker.
All working must be clearly shown.

You will be provided with writing papers to write down your full working and answers.
Do not copy question. Label the answers with the question number clearly.
All questions must be answered in INK, unless otherwise stated.

Suggested revision materials:
  • Homework given for these topics
  • Study Notes and exercises in the study notes
  • Workbook
  • AceLearning online (auto-marked) exercises
  • Past year papers - available in the Info Hub (please check with librarian)

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Absence: 16 April

LINEAR INEQUALITIES QUIZ
As I am not around tomorrow, you will have a 50-minute quiz on Linear Inequalities. You will submit when lesson ends.


ASSIGNMENT 2
You have to complete pages 34 to 36 of your worksheet and submit on Thursday.

Friday, 11 April 2014

Math-ters: Week 3

ASSIGNMENT
Your assignment due next Monday will be to complete pages 31 to 33 with the following set of instructions.

Class Work 1 (Tier B)
page 31 - 32
- Question 1: Writing paper
- Question 2: Graph paper
- Question 3: Writing paper
- Question 4: Graph paper

Class Work 2 (Tier C)
page 33
- Question 5: Writing paper

Questions 2 and 4 are to be done on separate pieces of graph papers.
Questions 1, 3 and 5 can be done on pieces of writing papers. 


ERRATUM
When attempting the assignment, you are to note that there is a small amendment to Question 4, page 32.

The error is highlighted in red.


Friday, 4 April 2014

Math-ters: Week 2

QUIZ: ALGEBRA
There will be a quiz next week. Details are as follow.

Date: 8 April, Tuesday
Topic: Algebra
Duration: 30 minutes

Calculator is allowed for the paper.


ONLINE SUBMISSION (PILOT TEST)
We are testing out a software for online submission of assignments. You are to download the app on your iPad, iPhone and/or Android devices to use it.

The link has been sent to you via email.


LINEAR INEQUALITIES WORKSHEET
This will be your assignment for the weekend. You are to print the worksheet out at home and complete on the paper itself.

Submission will be on Monday before 2.15 pm in HARDCOPY.

Please take note of the following amendments in Question 2.