# Year 11 Term 1

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# Year 11 Term 1

##### Number
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## Adding and Subtracting in Standard form

Students learn how to use non-calculator methods to solve addition and subtraction problems involving standard f...
##### Algebra
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## Form and Solve Quadratic Equations

Students learn how to form and solve quadratic equations from geometry problems.  Problems include finding the a...
##### Handling Data
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## Frequency Trees

Students learn how to create frequency trees from two-way tables and written descriptions.  As learning progress...
##### Algebra
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Students learn how to solve quadratic identities by completing the square and equating terms. As learning progre...
##### Algebra
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## Solving Complex Quadratics by Factorising

In this mathematics lesson students learn how to solve quadratics in the form ax2 + bx + c = 0 through factorisa...
##### Algebra
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Students learn to solve quadratic equations by factorising quadratic equations when the coefficient of x2 is one...
##### Algebra
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In this mathematics lesson students learn how to sketch quadratics by identifying the y intercept, roots and tur...
##### Algebra
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## Using the Quadratic Formula to Solve Equations

In the development phase the teacher is provided with several examples to demonstrate solving equations using th...
##### Algebra
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## Quadratic and Linear Simultaneous Equations

To solve a quadratic and linear equation simultaneously students first review the elimination method for two lin...
##### Algebra
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## Completing the Square

The method of Completing the Square is introduced through recognising a need to solve a quadratic when it can no...
##### Number
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## Simplifying Surds

Students learn about what a surd is and how it can be simplified using square factors.  To consolidate and exten...
##### Number
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## Writing Numbers in Standard Index Form

Using place value students learn how to convert ordinary numbers to standard index form.  As learning progresses...
##### Number
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## Calculations With Standard Index Form

To calculate with numbers written in standard form students are taught how to apply the rules of indices to a ba...
##### Number
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## Rules of Indices

Using the multiplication and division rules students learn how to evaluate expressions in index notation.  As le...
##### Number
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## Prime Factor Decomposition

Students learn how to break down a number using its prime factors and write the result using index notation.  As...
##### Algebra
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## Writing Formulae

Students learn how to write mathematical formulae using written descriptions.  As learning progresses students b...

### Mr Mathematics Blog

#### Teaching Reciprocals of Numbers and Terms

To introduce teaching reciprocals of numbers and terms I begin the lesson explaining that everything has an opposite.  The opposite of shutting a door is to open it.  The opposite of saying hello is to say goodbye.  Numbers have opposites too we call them reciprocals. Teaching Reciprocals of Numbers and Terms To start the lesson […]

#### Surface Area of Cylinders

When I teach how to find the surface area of cylinders I like to add a constant level of challenge and enjoyment to the lesson.  Rather than repetitively calculating the surface area of a cylinder I introduce more complex cylindrical shapes. How to find the Surface Area of Cylinders To find the surface area of […]

#### Teaching Mathematics for a Growth Mindset

Inspiring students to enjoy maths and feel the success that comes with attempting a difficult challenge is why I teach.  The feeling of success is addictive.  The more students experience it the more they want it and the further out of their comfort zone they are willing to go to get more of it.  Teaching […]