## Y9 Mathematics Exam

The Mathematics exam is one of the core exams on the horizon is just over a week’s time. Your Homework book and Alpha textbook exercises will help you to revise along with these useful websites:

The exam will contain the following topics:

Number

• Converting between decimals, fractions and percentages
• Place Value
• Ordering decimals
• Positive and negative number calculations
• +-x÷ with decimals
• Fractions of amounts
• Percentage of an amount
• Problem solving

Algebra

• Substitution
• Writing equations
• Solving equations
• Simplifying expressions
• Expanding brackets
• Factorising
• Writing the next term in a sequence
• Plotting values into a graph
• Writing equations of straight line graphs
• Co-ordinates

Measurement

• Perimeter
• Area (rectangles, triangles, trapezium)
• Reading scales
• Suggesting appropriate units for metric measures
• Calculations involving time
• Converting between metric units
• Volume of a cuboid

Geometry

• Lines of symmetry
• Rotational symmetry
• Drawing transformations
• Describing transformations
• Compass directions and basic map reading
• Types of angles (acute, obtuse, reflex, right)
• Angle reasoning (straight line, triangle, vertically opposite, co-interior, corresponding, right)

Statistics

• Interpreting graphs (pie charts, barcharts)
• Statistical calculations (mode, median, mean, range)
• Misleading graphs

Probability

• Tree diagrams
• Two way tables
• Calculating probabilities.
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