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:

http://www.transum.org/software/Transum_Topics.asp
http://nz.ixl.com/math/year-9
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/maths/
http://www.mathsisfun.com
http://www.mathscentre.co.nz/Homework-Sheets/
http://interactivesites.weebly.com/math.html
https://www.khanacademy.org/

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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