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Consolidation of Year 8 Maths
Ready for Year 9

Course Outline

This course is a thorough revision of Year 8 mathematics to ensure students are ready to start Year 9. Students need a strong grasp of Stage 4 (Years 7 & 8) mathematics before moving on to Stage 5 (Years 9 & 10). Students who struggle in Stage 4 end up doing Stage 5.1 or 5.2 in Year 10. Students who master Stage 4 end up doing Stage 5.3 in Year 10 which is their passport to do Advanced Mathematics and Extension 1 in Years 11 & 12, opening their career opportunities to Science and Engineering.

This course is designed for:

  • students who want to thoroughly revise their Year 8 mathematics;
  • students who were absent for or had difficulty with one or more topics during Year 8;
  • students who want to increase their confidence in mathematics so they are ready to start Year 9 having a strong foundation in Stage 4.

In this course, the topics covered include:

Day 1

Number: fractions, percentages and decimals, index laws
Measurement: rates and ratios, time

DAY 2

Algebra: algebraic techniques, algebraic expressions, solving equations, linear equations, graphing.

DAY 3

Geometry: Pythagoras theorem, area and volume.

DAY 4

Geometry: Properties of geometric figures, congruent figures

DAY 5

Investigating Data, Probability

Timetable and Fees

When:

January 2019 (5days) - dates to be advised

TIME:

To be advised (2 hrs each day)

COST:

$190
We have deliberately kept this cost as low as possible to make this intense course affordable.
We WANT you to succeed and to embrace Mathematics with a Passion.

Included:

Detailed notes with practical examples and exercises with solutions