## Monday, October 11, 2010

### End of Year Examination 2010

**1.**

**Format**

· 2 Papers

· Paper 1 – 60 minutes

· Paper 2 – 1 hour 15 minutes

· Calculator is allow for both papers

· Students are required to bring along all necessary stationery inclusive of mathematical instrument sets

· No borrowing of stationery is allow during the examination

**2.**

**Topics tested**

· Chapter 1 – Factors and Multiples

· Chapter 2 – Real Numbers

· Chapter 3 – Approximation and Estimation

· Chapter 4 – Introduction to Algebra

· Chapter 5 – Algebraic Manipulation (

**Include Expansion of Quadratic expression, Use of Algebraic rules in Expansion and Factorisation of Quadratic expression, Factorisation of Quadratic expression using Cross-Multiplication method**)· Chapter 6 – Simple Equation in One Unknown

· Chapter 7 – Angles and Parallel Lines

· Chapter 8 – Triangles and Polygons

· Chapter 9 – Ratio, Rate and Speed

· Chapter 10 – Percentage

· Chapter 11 – Number Pattern

· Chapter 12 – Coordinates and Linear Graphs (

**Include calculation of Gradient using 2 coordinates point, Equation of a straight line, y = mx + c)**· Chapter 16 – Data Handling (

**Include Mean, Mode and Median**)## Thursday, October 7, 2010

### Viva Voce Assessment 2010

**Objective**

The objective of the Viva Voce Assessment is to enhance students' problem solving skills and Mathematical communication abilities.

Students will be assessed based on the following 2 criterions

1) Problem Solving Skills and Strategies

2) Concept and Mathematical Communication

**Format of assessment**

1) Students are to download a list of questions from their Mathematics Google Site on the 8 October 2010.

2) The questions are divided into 3 Categories, namely, Speed and Time, Area and Perimeter, and General questions.

3) Students are required to choose 1 question from each category, work out its solution and video their explanation and solution of the question using Photo Booth.

2) The questions are divided into 3 Categories, namely, Speed and Time, Area and Perimeter, and General questions.

3) Students are required to choose 1 question from each category, work out its solution and video their explanation and solution of the question using Photo Booth.

4) Each video should be label as follows "Class-Index No-Question No" eg. 107-01-Q2

5) All videos are to be email to edmund_ng@sst.edu.sg by 10 pm on 10 October 2010 (Sunday) and the written solution to be submitted on 11 October 2010 (Monday).

6) Late submission will not be assessed.

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