Year 8 Mathematics Revision List January 2012

 

TOPIC 1 NUMBER PATTERNS

 

You should I can
Be able to recognise number patterns and extend them
Be able to find multiples of a number
Be able to list the factors of a number
Be able to find the highest common factor of two numbers
Know and be able to find the prime numbers up to 100
Be able to find the prime factors of a number
Be able to express a number as a product of primes
Be able to use function machines
Know and understand square and cube numbers
Know and be able to extend the triangular number pattern

 

 

TOPIC 2

ARITHMETIC AND THE CALCULATOR

 

You should I can
Know the times tables up to 12×12
Be able to round numbers to the nearest 10/100/1000etc
Be able to use mental Maths to work out answers in my head
Be able to estimate the answers to problems and can use this to check calculations
Be able to prioritise operations (BODMAS)
Be able to write powers using index notation
Be able to calculate powers written in index notation
Be able to use the bracket x² and memory keys on my calculator
Be able to use a calculator to find the answer to a problem

 

 

 

TOPIC 3

ALGEBRA 1

 

You should I can
Be able to write one and two step formulae that represent real life problems
Be able to use these formulae to solve the problem by substituting values into them
Know the rules of algebra that are understood in any language
Be able to collect like terms to simplify
Be able to substitute numbers into formulae
Be able to use algebra to solve problems
Be able to generate a sequence using words or symbolic form

 

 

 

 TOPIC 4

ANGLES

 

You should I can
Know 1° is a unit used to measure angles
Know that the total angle about a point is equal to 360°, angles in a triangle add up to 180°, angles on a line add to 180°
Be able to use a protractor to measure angles up to 360°
Be able to use a protractor to draw angles up to 360°

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOPIC 5

STATISTICS

 

You should I can
Understand the importance of statistics and ways in which they are used in every day life
Be able to answer questions using information from a bar chart, pictogram
Be able to display information on a pictogram

 

 

 

Use your notes, class-work book (maths jotter) and textbook to help you revise.

There are summary exercises at the end of each chapter. Use these and other resources given to you to help you revise.

 

 

Your examination will take place on Wednesday 11th December, 2012.

 

Good luck.

 

Year 8 Maths Teachers.

December 2011.

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 Year 9 Mathematics Revision List January 2012

ESTIMATING YOUR MENTAL POWERS

You should
Understand powers and roots
Be able to use your calculator to find the square of a number
Be able to use your calculator to find the square root of a number
Be able to use your calculator to find a number to any power
Be able to use your calculator to find any root of a number
Be able to use the rules of mental maths to work out answers in your head
Be able to round to a given number of significant figures
Be able to estimate solutions to a problem using rounded numbers
Be able to estimate the square root of a number
Be able to appreciate the importance of showing method when using a calculator.

 

ALGEBRA

You should
Be able to find rules for extending simple number patterns
Be able to find the formula for the general term of a simple number pattern using algebra.
Be able to find two step rules for extending patterns
Be able to solve an equation which has an unknown on both sides of the equal sign
Remember the rules of BODMAS when substituting values into formulae
Know and understand what the nth term of a sequence is.
Be able to find the formula for the nth term of a two step number sequence using algebra
Be able to use a formula to find a particular term
Be able to find the inverse of a formula

 

POLYGONS

You should
Know and be able to name polygons with 3, 4 5, 6, 8 and 10 sides.
Know that a polygon has the same number of vertices as sides.
Understand that a diagonal joins two vertices of a shape an be able to count the number of diagonals in any polygon
Know the difference between regular and irregular polygons.
Be able to draw and count the lines of symmetry on a regular polygon.
Know that a regular polygon has rotational symmetry and be able to work out the order for each polygon.
Recognise the difference between convex and concave polygons.
Be able to identify particular sides of a shape by using letters.
Be able to use a compass to construct triangles and polygons.
Understand congruence.
Be able to draw tessellations of regular polygons.
Know what is meant by “exterior angle” and “interior angle” in the context of polygons
Know the interior angles of a triangle add up to 180°
Know the interior angles of a quadrilateral add up to 360°
Know that the exterior angles of any polygon add up to 360°
Know that the sum of the exterior and interior angles is 180°

 

STATISTICS

You should
Be able to use a compass to draw a circle of specific radius and diameter
Be able to draw a pie chart and use it to analyse data when the total frequency is a factor of 360°
Be able to find the mode from a frequency table, pie chart or bar chart
Be able to find the median from a frequency table
Be able to find the mean from a frequency table
Be able to understand how questionnaires and statistical diagrams can mislead
Be able to design a questionnaire

Revision material from year 8: Fractions; Algebra – simplifying.

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Year 10 January 2012 Revision List

 

Year 8 and 9 Material

Year 10 Material

  • Polygons
  • Angles and Bearings
  • Area (Triangles and Quadrilaterals)
  • Solving equations and substitution
  • Mean, median, mode and range from a frequency table and a list
  • Pythagoras’ Theorem
  • Straight line graphs and Simultaneous Equations
  • Trial and Improvement
  • Finding the nth term
  • Scatter graphs
  • Probability
  • Pie Charts

 

 

 

Use your notes, class-work book (maths jotter) and textbook to help you revise.

There are summary exercises at the end of each chapter. Use these and other resources given to you to help you revise.

 

 

Your examination will take place on Thursday 12th December, 2012.

 

Good luck.

 

Year 10 Maths Teachers.

December 2011.