• Mathematics
  • Year 9

Indices and Scientific Notation

approx. 8 hrs

4 topics

22 concepts

Perfect your knowledge of Indices and Scientific Notation and improve your results.

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Overview

Indices and Scientific Notation are key components of Number and Algebra as specified in the Australian curriculum. In this learning program, students learn to select and apply index laws to simplify algebraic expressions and confidently perform calculations using scientific notation.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 4 topics, broken down into 22 concepts.

  • Scientific Notation 5 concepts

    1. Using significiant figures in scientific notation

    2. Order numbers expressed in scientific notation

    3. Enter and read scientific notation on a calculator

    4. Express numbers in scientific notation

    5. Convert numbers expressed in scientific notation to decimal form

  • Indices 9 concepts

    1. Evaluating espressions involving indices by using substitution

    2. Simplify algebraic expressions by applying index laws excluding fractional indices

    3. Convert between index form and expanded form

    4. Express a composite number as a product of its prime factors

    5. Negative indices

    6. Index law for further power

    7. Apply index laws for multiplying

    8. Apply index laws for dividing

    9. The zero index

  • Fractional Indices 3 concepts

    1. Translate expressions in surd form to expressions in index form and vice versa

    2. Fractional indices

    3. Simplify algebraic expressions by applying index laws

  • Simplifying Surds 5 concepts

    1. Simplifying surds

    2. Adding surds

    3. Subtracting surds

    4. Multiplying surds

    5. Dividing surds

What you'll get

Learning Content

  • A customised learning plan to suit your needs, adapting to your pace as you learn, progress and achieve mastery
  • All the content required to help you master the syllabus, including theory, worked examples, exam preparation and practice questions

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  • We match you to a private, expert tutor who is right for your needs and goals
  • Our tutors are talented, tested, top ATAR achievers and subject experts
  • During each session, your tutor guides you through your learning program, providing real-time, live expert tutoring in Indices and Scientific Notation

Reporting

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  • You and your parents receive a comprehensive feedback report after every session
  • Every session is recorded and available for you to watch at any time, allowing you to review what was covered

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