## Y10 Mathematics Exam

The Year 10 Mathematics examination will cover the topic areas listed below. At the bottom of this post is some helpful tips on how to revise.

Algebra

• Sequences – writing rules
• Drawing graphs of linear and quadratic equations
• Distance-time graphs
• (Skills covered in the algebra test, such as solving, expanding, etc., are not in the exam)

Geometry

• Angle reasoning
• Similar shapes
• Pythagoras’ theorem

Measurement

• Area (rectangle, trapezium, triangle, circle)
• Perimeter of composite shapes.
• Converting metric measures
• Volume (cuboid, prism, cylinder,)
• 24 hour clock calculations

Number

• BEDMAS
• Percentages of amounts
• Expressing one number as a percentage of another
• Percentage decrease/increase
• + – x ÷ with integers, decimals and fractions.
• Equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages
• Squares and square roots
• Ratio
• Standard form
• Converting between currencies
• GST

Statistics

• Back to back stem and leaf diagrams
• Calculating medians and quartiles
• Drawing box and whisker plots
• Comparing distributions and justifying decisions using statistical evidence
• Interpreting time series graphs

Probability

• Listing outcomes from spinners and dice
• Equally likely outcomes
• Tree diagrams (drawing and calculating probabilities)
• What can I use to help me revise?

### Revision Strategies: What can you use to help revise?

• Review homework book exercises – try completing the topic review exercises at the end of each section.
• Create revision flash cards with worked examples for each topic area.
• Re-read your test book feedback comments to see any next steps recommendations your teacher has made.
• Use the internet. Some useful sites might be:

– Ms Shakesheave-Thomas (Assistant HoF Mathematics)

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