- Mathematical Methods
- Year 11
Basic Arithmetic and Algebra
approx. 27 hrs
11 topics
65 concepts
Deepen your understanding of Basic Arithmetic and Algebra to set you up for success in Year 12 enhance your examination results.
approx. 27 hrs
11 topics
65 concepts
Deepen your understanding of Basic Arithmetic and Algebra to set you up for success in Year 12 enhance your examination results.
Basic Arithmetic and Algebra are essential components of Year 11 Mathematical Methods, as outlined in the Australian curriculum. This program gives students the skills to perform arithmetic and algebraic procedures across a range of fluency-based questions and problem-solving tasks up to a complex level.
This learning program is made up of the following 11 topics, broken down into 65 concepts.
Enter and read scientific notation on a calculator
Determination of powers and roots
Convert numbers expressed in scientific notation to decimal form
Express numbers in scientific notation
Classification of rational and irrational numbers
Converting recurring decimals into simple fractions
Expand the Difference of Two Squares
Expand and simplify a variety of expressions involving binomial products
Expand perfect squares
Expand algebraic expressions including indices and/or negative coefficients
Expand binomial products using FOIL method or distributive method
Substitute integers, fractions, decimals or surds into expressions or formula involving the four operations, powers and roots
Factorise the sum or difference of two cubes
Mixed factorisations involving quadratic and/or cubic expressions
Factorise the Difference of Two Squares
Factorise by grouping in pairs
Factorise non-monic quadratic trinomial expressions
Factorise perfect squares
Factorise monic quadratic trinomial expressions
Factorising algebraic expressions involving terms with indices and/or negative coefficients
Expand and simplify the square of a binomial with surds
Rationalising the denominator
Expand and simplify sum by difference with surds
Dividing surds
Adding surds
Multiplying surds
Subtracting surds
Simplifying surds
Expand and simplify binomial products with surds
Factorise and simplify algebraic expressions involving multiplying and/or dividing algebraic fractions with a quadratic expression on the numerator and/or denominator
Factorise and simplify algebraic expressions involving a quadratic expression on the numerator and/or denominator
Factorise and simplify algebraic expressions involving adding and/or subtracting algebraic fractions with a quadratic expression on the numerator and/or denominator
Simplifying algebraic fractions addition/ subtraction with a single algebraic term denominator
Simplifying algebraic fractions addition/ subtraction with a numerical denominator
Add or subtract algebraic fractions with binomial numerators or denominators
Simplifying algebraic fractions multiplication/ division with a numerical denominator or single algebraic term
Solve linear equations involving more than one algebraic fraction
Solve linear equations involving more than three steps
Systems of Three Equations in Three Variables
Solve simultaneous equations, where one or more equations are non-linear and interpret results
Generate and solve linear equations from word problems and interpret the results
Solve linear simultaneous equations using elimination method where one or both of the equations need to be modified
Solve linear simultaneous equations using substitution method
Solve linear simultaneous equations using elimination method
Solve non-monic quadratic equations
Solve monic quadratic equations
Complete the square to solve quadratic equations
Substitute a pronumeral to simplify higher-order equations to solve the equation
Use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic equations
Select the appropriate factorising method to solve a given quadratic equation
Proving inequalities using induction
Solve inequations with a variable in the denominator and graph the solution
Solve quadratic inequations and graph the solution
Double inequalities
Solve linear inequalities, recognising that there are infinite solutions
Represent linear inequalities on the number line
Solve linear inequalities by reversing the direction of the inequality sign when multiplying or dividing by a negative number
Solve linear absolute value inequalities (variable RHS)
Evaluate absolute values using the geometric interpretation
Expressing absolute functions as the sum of piecewise defined functions
Solve linear absolute value inequalities (constant RHS)
Solve linear absolute value equations
Sketching the absolute value of a linear function on the number line
Application of identities involving absolute value including the triangle inequality
Sketching the absolute value of a linear function on the number plane
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