Welcome to our Beginner's Guide to year 9 Maths. In this Guide, we'll show you the secrets to acing Maths.
Year 9 is an important year for Maths students. The concepts and skills learned in Year 9 are the foundations for the skills for the senior years of high school. Falling behind in Year 9 can make it really hard to catch back up. The Beginner’s Guide to Year 9 Maths is your resource for staying on top.
We wrote the Beginner’s Guide to Year 9 Maths to help students learn and reinforce the core concepts they need to know for Year 9. Developing a strong understanding of the theory is the first step in our Matrix Method for MathsTM .
What’s in this Guide
In this Guide, we will break down and guide you through the core concepts of Year 9 Maths:
Each article addresses the NESA syllabus Outcomes for the subject. These can be found here on the NESA website.
Some common problems that students face are:
We’ve learned that many students struggle with Maths in year 9 because they take the wrong approach to learning and study. Here are some of the reasons that students have difficulty:
If you can’t describe the process to do something, 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 this method:
In this guide, each article will explain the theory, then show you how to apply it.
Throughout each article, we’ve provided some worked examples so that you can see the application of 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.
Now it is time to familiarise yourself with the content of this Guide. This is a resource that you should come back to consistently as you encounter the subjects at school during the year.
First up, we’re going to discuss algebra and algebraic equations.
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