Welcome to our Beginner's Guide to Acing Year 10 Maths. In this Guide, we're going to walk you through the core subjects of Year 10 Maths with easy to follow overviews and concept checks where you can test your knowledge and skills.
The Beginner’s Guide to Year 10 Maths is your trusted Guide for acing Year 10 Maths. Year 10 is an important year for Maths students. Students in Year Maths consolidate their learning and begin acquiring the advanced knowledge and skills they will need for 2 Unit maths and beyond.
The concepts and skills learned in Year 10 prepare students for the complex and rigorous ideas they will encounter in Years 11 and 12. Students who fall behind in Year 10 have a difficult time catching back up.
We wrote the Beginner’s Guide to Year 10 Maths to help students get the right foundations before they start Year 11 and Stage 6. Developing a strong understanding of the theory is the first step in our Matrix Method for MathsTM .
In this Guide, we will break down and guide you through the core concepts of:
Each of these articles addresses the NSW Syllabus Outcomes. A complete list of these Outcomes can be found here on the NESA website.
Some common problems that students face are:
Many students struggle in Year 10 Maths because they take the wrong approach to learning. Mathematics requires the application of logic, not rote learning.
Here are some of the common reasons we’ve found that students struggle:
If you can’t describe the process for doing something, then you don’t really understand it. This is especially true for Maths.
Mastering Maths is a systematic process that begins with understanding the theory of each concept.
We’ve helped thousands of students over the past 19 years by following the following method:
In this guide, each article will explain the theory to you and show you how to apply.
Throughout each article, we’ve provided some worked examples so that you can see how to apply the theory. We’ve also provided a number of questions for each subject. These will let you test your knowledge.
Finally, we’ve provided you with worked examples so that you can check your skills and understand your mistakes.
To improve your marks in Maths, you need to be methodical in your approach. If you follow the step by step process for studying Maths, you’ll see improvements in your marks.
Students should set up a consistent study rhythm where they have time set aside each week for:
It is important that you keep track of your mistakes. Keeping a journal of mistakes will allow students to reflect on their errors and develop strategies to avoid making mistakes in the future.
Now it is time to familiarise yourself with the content of this Guide. This is a resource that you should come back to consistently when you encounter the subjects at school during the year.
First up, we’ll look at quadratic equations in Part of this Guide.
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