Year 10 Maths Holiday Course

Essential skills in just 2 days

Learn key maths concepts

Gain essential skills and get ahead of your peers in the Matrix Maths Holiday Course. The condensed approach to content delivery provides valuable exposure to key topics before they’re taught at school.

 

Get ahead in the holidays

Build a strong foundation

Year 10 is one of the foundational years for HSC success. Consolidate existing knowledge and get equipped with the skills to solve new, unfamiliar and challenging questions in our 2 day holiday course.

 

No more guesswork

Confidence

Be confident knowing you’ll be taught by the most experienced teachers and time-tested resources. Learn content ahead of the school term and get ahead!

 

Year 10 Maths Holiday Program

Learn essential skills in 2 days

 

Day 1

Polynomials 1

Day 2

Polynomials 2

 

Day 1

Quadratic Equations 1

Day 2

Quadratic Equations 2

 

Day 1

Further Trigonometry with Right-Angled Triangles

Day 2

Sine & Cosine Rules and Area of Triangles

Day 1

Curve Sketching 1

Day 2

Curve Sketching 2

Our proven formula for success

The Matrix Method for MathsTM

  • Understanding (50% of Course Time)
  • Step 1. Theory
    Developing a thorough understanding of concepts is the first step to mastering Maths. Learn from Matrix Theory Books that are carefully structured to help you understand even the most complex stuff!
  • Step 2. Application
    Memorising formulas will only get you so far. Consolidate your understanding by learning how to apply concepts and techniques to solve problems.
  • Step 3. Examples
    Work through examples that will actually be in your exam. You'll learn how to present your solution for maximum marks in exams.
  • Exam Skills (50% of Course Time)
  • Step 4. Concept Checks
    Learn the most efficient problem solving techniques with different types of exam-style questions.
  • Step 5. Workbook Questions
    Practice sharpening your skills with hundreds of exam-style questions. It's important to keep practising as this is the only way to find the right balance between speed and accuracy.
  • Step 6. Quiz and Feedback
    Weekly quizzes and feedback provide you with opportunities to identify your gaps and address them ASAP.
  • Step 7. Topic Test
    Working under exam conditions will boost your confidence for the real thing. Learn from your mistakes and fill your gaps so you are continually improving.

Year 10 Maths Holiday Course Outline

Gain essential maths skills that you'll need in your exams.

 

Day 1

Polynomials 1


  • Understanding the language of polynomials to process different operations
  • Solving polynomials using long division to express in terms of its division transformation
  • Using the Remainder Theorem to solve polynomial expressions

 

 

Day 2

Polynomials 2


  • Using the Factor Theorem to simplify and solve polynomial expressions
  • Factorising a polynomial of degree 3 to solve x
  • Factorising a polynomial of degree 4 to solve x
  • Graphing of polynomial expressions using single, double and triple roots

Day 1

Quadratic Equations 1


  • Factorise quadratic expressions, y =ax2+bx+c
  • Solve quadratic equations, ax2+bx+c=0 using factorisation techniques.
  • Solve a variety of quadratic equations by completing the square.

Day 2

Quadratic Equations 2


  • Solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formula.
  • Use the discriminant to describe the roots of a quadratic equation.
  • Solve a variety of equations reducible to quadratic equations.

Day 1

Further Trigonometry with Right-Angled Triangles


  • Identify relationships between the sine and cosine ratios of complementary angles.
  • Solve problems involving exact ratios for angles of 30, 45 and 60 degrees.
  • Find trigonometric ratios of obtuse angles

Day 2

Sine & Cosine Rules and Area of Triangles


  • Apply the sine and cosine rules to a variety of triangles.
  • Solve practical problems involving the sine and cosine rules.
  • Find areas of triangles given two sides and the included angle.

Day 1

Curve Sketching 1


  • State the features of parabolas and cubic curves given their equations.
  • Sketch parabolas and cubic curves given their equations.
  • Match parabolas and cubic curves to their equations.

 

Day 2

Curve Sketching 2


  • Identify the essential features of circles, exponential curves and hyperbolas.
  • Sketch circles & exponential curves given their equations.
  • Match graphs to their equations.

 

Lesson Breakdown

2 lessons over 2 days

 

5 mins

Introduction

Overview of lesson

Objectives and outcomes of each lesson are explained.

105 mins

Theory Lesson

Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding

Teachers explain key maths concepts which are reinforced by practising exam-style questions.

15 mins

Review

Q&A

Ask questions you are unsure of to clarify your understanding.

Year 10 Maths Holiday Course Timetable

Epping

19 January – 20 January 2019

Time: 10AM – 12PM

Hurstville

19 January – 20 January 2019

Time: 10AM – 12PM

Strathfield

19 January – 20 January 2019

Time: 10AM – 12PM

Year 10 Maths Holiday Course Pricing

 

$99.00
(inc GST)
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Year 10 Maths Holiday Course includes:

 

Classes taught by inspirational teachers

2 engaging theory lessons

Detailed Theory Book

Dedicated customer service support

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How is Matrix different?

 


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Program

Matrix

Teaching program that covers the NSW board of studies syllabus. Structured learning system that allows students to develop sound study habits every week.

Others

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Teachers

Matrix

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Resources

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A full set of resources written by academics and education researchers. Online access to Supplementary exam papers / texts with top responses.

Others

Only address content that students raise, use generic textbooks.

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