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"?

Enter your thinking (algorithm) in Comments.

Thursday, 20 February 2014

(Homework) Generalising: From Numbers to Algebra

This TASK is COMPULSORY.
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

Explain your answer clearly with examples.


Enter your response in Comments.
This question is compulsory.

Algebra... Which is larger? (II)


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

Do you agree? Explain your answer. 

Enter your response in Comments.

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.

Enter your response in Comments.

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Algebra: Variables & Constants



Click HERE to view the Spreadsheet.

Support Programme (26 February)

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

Things to bring: Maths Workbook; Summative Assessment 1

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Algebra: The Mind Reader

Click at the LINK to get the Crystal ball reading your mind



Could you UNCOVER THE MYSTERY behind the crystal ball?
(in the Algebraic way!)
Submit your explanation under comments...

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)