## Sunday, 23 February 2014

### Food for Thought - which are LIKE TERMS

This was the "weekend dessert" we set aside (in our lesson on Thursday).

Look at the terms below, are you able to identify the "LIKE" terms
- only like terms can be added or subtracted

We shall discuss this on Monday.

## Saturday, 22 February 2014

### 6 AM Quiz: Let's Test FIDO out!

In this round of 6 am quiz, you will attempt to uncover the mystery behind Fido's Mind-Reading ability.

Fido claims that he can read our mind.
Click at the following link to test him out!!! :
http://www.digicc.com/fido/

There are several ways to explain Fido's trick, using mathematical reasoning.
Make an attempt to use ALGEBRA to explain the "trick"?

## Thursday, 20 February 2014

### (Homework) Generalising: From Numbers to Algebra

To be completed by Sunday (23 Feb 2014)
Attempt the following:

### Algebra... Which is larger? (I)

Which is larger in magnitude?
5 + n or  5n

This question is compulsory.

### Algebra... Which is larger? (II)

Jennifer says, "5x2  is always smaller than  (-5x)2. "

This question is compulsory.

### Algebra... Help! What's Wrong?

Jane did the following:
• 3a + b = 3ab
• 2s + 4t = 6st
Do you think Jane is correct in her algebraic manipulations?
If yes, please write down examples to show that her answer is correct.

If not, explain to Jane her mistakes and help her to correct.

## Wednesday, 19 February 2014

### Support Programme (26 February)

 Support Programme Date: 26 Feb (Tuesday)Time: 1.40 pm to 2.40 pmVenue: S1-02 Classroom 1 JANICE TAN SZE HUI 5 CHRISTOPHER YONG WEI JIE 6 FYODOR LEE JUN DE 7 HONG DOMINIC 8 JAVIER YEO 10 JOSHUA CHUA TZE ERN 11 JOSHUA YEW JEK YONG 12 JUSTIN LIM 13 KHOO BO SI 14 LEW JIAJUN Jerry 15 LIEW YONG JUN, JAVIER 19 NIGEL TAN YEE HERN 20 RICHMAN KUM CHO HOWE 21 TEE HAO WEI, OWEN 22 WONG KANG 23 ZHU ZHANYAN

Things to bring: Maths Workbook; Summative Assessment 1

## Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Could you UNCOVER THE MYSTERY behind the crystal ball?
(in the Algebraic way!)

## Monday, 17 February 2014

### Tasks assigned on 17 February 2014

Dear S1-02

1. Preparation for next lesson
Study Notes
• Approximation & Estimation (p48-50)
2. Diagnostic Test on Algebra

3. Summative Assessment for Chap 1 & 2 on 18 Feb (Tuesday)
• After school - 30 minutes
4. 2012 Level Test Maths papers - for Practice
Suggested solution will be available in the GoogleSite from Saturday onwards

## Friday, 7 February 2014

### Real Numbers: 4 Operations with Fractions - Addition & Subtraction (Challenger Question 2)

Working 1:

Look at the working presented below.
2 useful strategies were used.
Do you know what are they?

Working 2:

Look at the working presented below.
What's "wrong" with the working presented?

Points scored:
Group 1: 4 (Elgin) + 4 (Joshua Yew) + 4 (Yoke Xuan) + 3 (Celest) = 15 points
Group 2: 3 (Owen) = 3 points
Group 3: No submission
Group 4: No submission
Group 5: 0 (Joel) + 4 (Sandy) = 4 points
Group 6: 4 (Gijoo) + 4 (Justin) = 8 points

## Saturday, 1 February 2014

### Real Numbers: Challenger 1 (Ans)

Group Points Contribution:
Group 1: 3 points - 1 (Joshua Yew) + 2 (Elgin)
Group 2: 3 points - 3 (Owen)
Group 3: 3 points - 3 (Tjun Lym)
Group 5: 8 points - 3 (Joel Tio) + 2 (Sandy) + 3 (Janice)
Group 6: 3 points - 3 (Gijoo)