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.
- 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)
- Angle reasoning
- Similar shapes
- Pythagoras’ theorem
- Area (rectangle, trapezium, triangle, circle)
- Perimeter of composite shapes.
- Converting metric measures
- Volume (cuboid, prism, cylinder,)
- 24 hour clock calculations
- 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
- Standard form
- Converting between currencies
- Misleading graphs
- 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
- 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)