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Granville Boys High School

Granville Boys High School

Aiming for Excellence

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Year 9

Course aim

  • Acquire mathematical knowledge and skills and develop an understanding of the application of mathematics.
  • Develop an appreciation of mathematics as a human activity.
  • Develop positive values and attitude towards lifelong learning and mathematics.

What students learn

  • Rational numbers, indices, surds, consumer arithmetic, coordinate, geometry, linear relationships, perimeter, area, surface area, volume, trigonometry, data, geometry.
  • Algebra, probability, equations and inequations, pythagoras theorem, circles, cylinders, coordinate geometry.
  • Algebraic techniques, data analysis, representation, further trigonometry, graphs and physical phenomena.

Medium of learning:

  • written examinations
  • assignments
  • reports
  • research assignments
  • practical investigations
  • practical tasks.