# What our Year 9 Maths Advanced students will develop

### Gain an in-depth understanding

Gain a thorough knowledge and understanding of Year 9 Maths concepts. Don’t just know the theory but know why and how it works.

### Develop problem solving skills

Be equipped with the Year 9 Maths skills that are not in your textbook. You’ll be able to solve unfamiliar and difficult Maths questions. Every time.

#### No more guesswork

Focus on improving your accuracy now that you have a greater understanding and confidence. With the best teachers, resources and support on your side there’s nothing to fear!

Mathematics Theory Book

Mathematics Workbook

Weekly Mathematics Quiz

Mathematics Workshops

End of Term Topic Test

## Matrix is one term ahead of the NSW school curriculum

Our 2018 Year 9 Maths Advanced Program

#### Oct - Dec

Algebraic Expressions & Fractions

Equations

Inequalities

Indices & Surds

Surface Area

Volumes

#### Apr - Jun

Properties of Geometrical Figures

#### Jul - Sep

Trigonometry

Linear Relationships

Simultaneous Equations

### The Matrix Method for Maths

• ##### Understanding
• 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
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
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.

## 1.5 Hour Lesson Breakdown

9 weekly lessons in the school term

 20 min Revision Review, Quiz and Overview Teachers revise previous lesson and answer homework questions before conducting an in-class quiz. Teachers revise previous lesson and answer homework questions before conducting an in-class quiz. 60 min Theory Lesson Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding Teachers explain key Mathematics concepts which are reinforced by completing exam-style questions Teachers explain key Mathematics concepts which are reinforced by completing exam-style questions 10 min Review Q&A Students ask questions to clarify understanding Students ask questions to clarify understanding

## Year 9 Maths Advanced Timetable

9 weekly lessons for comprehensive knowledge and understanding.

 Chatswood Wed 4:30 - 6:00pm Sat 11:00 - 12:30pm Sat 3:00 - 4:30pm Sun 1:30 - 3:00pm Sun 4:30 - 6:00pm
 Epping Mon 4:30 - 6:00pm Thu 6:10 - 7:40pm Sun 3:00 - 4:30pm
 Hurstville Mon 4:30 - 6:00pm Sat 4:30 - 6:00pm
 Strathfield Tue 6:10 - 7:40pm Fri 4:30 - 6:00pm Sun 1:30 - 3:00pm Sun 3:00 - 4:30pm Sun 4:30 - 6:00pm

## Our Year 9 Maths pricing

\$43.11
per Hour
x
1.5hr
per Lesson
x
9
per School Term
=
\$582
per School Term

Our Maths course includes:

Classes taught by inspirational teachers

9 theory lessons per term

Comprehensive Theory Book & Workbook

One-to-One tutorials (Workshops)

Dedicated customer service support

## Loved by over 4500 students across 220 schools

#### “I improved significantly during my time at Matrix for Physics through the help I received from Matrix.”

- Jason Xu, 2016 Year 12 Maths

## How is Matrix different?

Matrix Others

#### Teachers

Matrix

Vast classroom teaching experience, HSC and/or university teaching experience with an ability to explain concepts clearly

Others

Have little or no actual teaching experience, cannot explain difficult concepts in a manner that students can understand

#### 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

Most private tutors and other tuition centres do not follow a set structure; rather they have an ad-hoc approach without considering timing and outcomes

#### Resources

Matrix

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.

#### Assessments

Matrix

Short quizzes and topic tests held under strict exam conditions to ensure students have a solid understanding of the subject

Others

No exam style quizzes and test that assess the student’s weaknesses, hence not being able to identifying their learning needs

#### Reporting

Matrix

Weekly tracking of Grades, Quiz and Topic Test results so student and parents can monitor their progress.

Others

No measured tracking process so they cannot tell if the student is struggling or improving.

#### Learning Management System

Matrix

Share information, academic resources and advice with classmates from over 220 schools.

Others

Do not have the library of resources or past exams that can help students excel

#### One-to-One Workshops

Matrix

Free workshops to target individual learning needs

Others

No additional support outside the lesson.