Year 11 Term 3

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Year 11 Term 3

Revising 3D Trigonometry

Students revise how to use the Sine, Cosine and Tangent ratios to calculate unknown angles and lengths in 3D sha...

Revising Algebraic Proof

Students revise how to prove a mathematical statement using the correct notation and algebraic reasoning.  Later...

Revising Angle Properties

Students revise how to calculate unknown angles on a straight line, in a triangle and about a point.  Later, as ...

Revising Area Under a Curve

Students revise how to estimate the distance travelled in a speed-time graph by finding the area under a curve. ...

Revising Calculating Exchange Rates

Students revise how to use exchange rates to convert between different currencies.  Later, as learning progresse...

Revising Calculations with Negative Numbers

Students revise how to add, subtract, multiply and divide with negative numbers.  Later, as learning progresses ...

Revising Conditional Probability

Students revise how to calculate a theoretical probability based on two or more conditional events.  Later, as l...

Revising Expectation and Mutually Exclusive Events

Students revise how to calculate the probability of an event not happening using mutual exclusivity.  Later, as ...

Revising Function Machines

Students revise how to use function machines to identify the order of operations.  Later, as learning progresses...

Revising Highest Common Factors

Students revise how to calculate all the common factors of two or more integeres.  Later, as learning progresses...

Revising Imperial and Metric Conversions

Students revise how to convert between imperial and metric units of length, weight and capacity.  Later, as lear...

Revising Limits of Accuracy and Error Intervals

Students revise how to find the limits of accuracy for calculations involving rounded numbers.  As learning prog...

Revising Modelling Variations

Students revise how to model direct and inverse variations by setting up an equation involving the constant of p...

Revising Multiples and Lowest Common Multiples

Students revise how to calculate the lowest common multiple of two or more integers.  Later, as learning progres...

Revising Non-Calculator Percentage Problems

Students revise how to use non-calculator methods to find a percentage of an amount.  Later, as learning progres...

Revising Performing and Describing Transformations

Students revise how to perform and describe rotations, reflections, translations and enlargements to a positive ...

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Area of Compound Shapes

https://youtu.be/qbl0d8ofRwc To find the area of compound shapes students need to understand what the word compound means.  Therefore, I ask students to discuss in pairs a definition for the word compound and to extend it to include the shapes below.  As a result of their learning in science students agree that a compound can be […]

Priorities for the Spring Term

At the start of the Spring Term these are three main priorities for me as the Head of Mathematics.

Mutually Exclusive Outcomes and Events

I teach mutually exclusive outcomes directly after students have encountered Venn diagrams. This is the fifth Year 8 Probability lesson.